Avoiding Performative Allyship: How to Ensure your Business is Accepting, Inviting, and Safe for the LGBTQ+ Community

Length of Workshop:1/2-full dayContinuing Education Credits:4-8
Delivery Method:VirtualDemographic:Any
Experience Level:BeginnerPrerequisites:N/A
Note that all workshops have room for customization


This workshop focuses on how to be a good ally both in personal and business aspects, including how to make small changes in your business that will make a big difference We also discuss performative allyship, the dangers of performative allyship and how they can be avoided.

You will learn about the 5 pillars of effective allyship and how to implement each one into personal and business practices. Learn how to create a truly safe space for the LGBTQ+ community and ensure your space remains that way.

Key Learnings

5 Pillars of Allyship

Learn the 5 pillars of allyship and how you can incorporate them into your business. Acceptance, questions, advocacy, integration, and education are the foundation with which allyship is built – learn what these mean and how you can act upon them.

What Not to Do

Review the history of performative allyship in the LGBTQ+ community, as well as across other marginalized communities, such as POC and women. Learn about some of the tactics that are ineffective and even harmful to the community.

Practical Improvements

We provide a great deal of practical improvements that you can make in your business to be effective allies. Fill up your toolkit and create a plan to implement real effective change in your business and with your employees.

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