6 Aug 2018

What is a Monash Ally? Find out in our 17 August workshop

Monash University's rainbow lanyard
What is a Monash Ally?

The Ally Network is a group of staff who are allies to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) community at Monash. Members of the Ally Network take a proactive stance against discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status. They cultivate an inclusive culture on campus.

Allies are not expected to be experts on sexuality and gender. They are simply committed to ongoing learning and examining their own biases. Allies are a visible presence in support of the LGBTIQ community on campus.

All staff are welcome to participate and stand together as allies, including those identify as LGBTIQ and those who do not.

How to become a Monash Ally?

To become an ally you need to attend a four hour Ally Network training workshop. This training is delivered by Pride in Diversity and provides and understanding of the importance of LGBTIQ inclusion at Monash and explains the role of an ally.

Once you have completed the training you can apply to become and ally. This process will be outlined in the training workshop.

Training is being offered onsite on Friday 17 August from 10am - 2pm. Registration for this session is via myDevelopment.

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