An LGBTQ+ person of color can face many forms of oppression in our society. By striving to recognize and understand the complex identities and experiences that shape each person, you can be better equipped to become an ally to someone facing discrimination. Below you’ll find helpful resources and tips on being an ally for an LGBTQ+ person of color in Stark County.
StarkMHAR provides training and information surrounding mental health, bullying, suicide prevention and more that could help allies better support their friends and family of color who identify as LGBTQ+.
For more information, contact Isaac Baez, Engagement & Inclusion Coordinator, by email or phone: (330) 430-3950.
If you’re feeling unsure about the best ways to advocate and show your support for an LGBTQ+ person of color, these strategies can help: