straight for equality
faith ally materials

If you’re looking for a place where you can start your ally of faith journey, these publications from Straight for Equality and PFLAG National are a great place to start. Whether you need to understand what being an ally means or if you’re already an ally looking for ways to engage others in the discussion, there’s something for you.

Click on the link next to each publication or resource name to download the publications as a PDF for free! Many items are also available in print through the PFLAG National Bookstore. If you have any questions please email [email protected].

be not afraid -- help is on the way! straight for equality in faith communities
No matter where your faith community falls on LGBTQ+ people and/or issues Straight for Equality is here to help. Learn how to address your own discomfort when it comes to LGBTQ+ issues in the context of your religious beliefs, how you can become an ally, and small but important steps you can take to express your support for the LGBTQ+ community. (Also available at the PFLAG National Bookstore!)
10 Things You Can Do to Be a Straight Ally in your Faith Community
Learn 10 simple things that you can do to come out, speak up, and join as an ally in your faith community.
Faith in Our Families
Discovering that a loved one is lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer can pose new questions about your faith and may prompt you to re-evaluate beliefs that you previously took for granted. By using personal experiences, this publication provides examples for reconciling your faith with the knowledge that a loved one is LGBTQ+. This also includes an updated list of gay and lesbian religious and spiritual groups to watch out for. (Also available at the PFLAG National Bookstore!)
the guide to being a straight ally (fourth edition)
This guide will help you understand how allies fit in the effort to achieve equality for all. Learn more about what it means to be an ally and get some great tips and tools to being more supportive of your LGBTQ+ friends, family, and colleagues. (Also available at the PFLAG National Bookstore!)