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Expert tips for how to be an LGBTQ ally

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Thursday, November 4, 2021
Expert tips for how to be an LGBTQ ally
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October was LGBT History Month. One way to support those in that community is to be an ally, which can come in many forms.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- In October, we celebrated National Coming Out Day.

Every person has their own journey in understanding what it means to support LGBTQ people, whether you're part of the community or not. One way to support your family and friends is being an LGBTQ Ally.

This takes many forms including getting educated about the range of sexualities, using appropriate pronouns and language, and listening.

Some may have questions about how to better support the LGBTQ community.

Dane Menkin, a Nurse Practitioner and the Division Director of LGBTQ Services at Main Line Health, offers some tips and information for how to be an LGBTQ ally in this month's Weekend Extra.

Menkin is passionate about providing LGBTQ-accessible services and empowering other providers to do the same.

6abc and Main Line Health are proud partners of Well Ahead Philly. Visit wellaheadphilly.com for health information and wellness tips.