SAVVY ALLY VIDEOS
IN THIS FUN AND ENCOURAGING VIDEO SERIES, JEANNIE GAINSBURG SHARES TIPS ON EFFECTIVE ALLYSHIP AND HOW TO CREATE LGBTQ+ INCLUSIVE SPACES. SAVVY ALLY VIDEOS LAUNCH MONTHLY. SUBSCRIBE BELOW AND NEVER MISS A VIDEO!
JEANNIE GRATEFULLY ACKNOWLEDGES
JULIE GAINSBURG AND NOAH WAGONER
FOR ALL OF THEIR SAVVY EDITING HELP.
Why Share Pronouns?
Help folks understand why normalizing the practice of pronoun-sharing is such a savvy ally action. Share your pronouns in your email signature. Then add the word "Why?" with a hyperlink to this video. Thank you for helping to make the world a better place!
Two or More Pronouns? Now What Do I Do?
Have you ever seen someone display more than one personal pronoun, like “she/they”? Have you wondered how you should refer to them? This video offers two tips that will help. Thank you for your efforts to use people’s pronouns respectfully!
How to Respond to "That's so Gay!"
"That's so gay!" is still on the list of common put-downs among kids. It's high time we eradicated it. When you hear a child say, "That's so gay!" here are three steps for responding appropriately.
Allyship and Self-Care
Make allyship a sustainable part of your life by caring for yourself. Give yourself permission to rest, replenish, and spend some time NOT thinking about all the problems with the world. Check out this video for more self-care inspiration.
The Straight/Cisgender Life
Savvy Ally Action’s one-minute April video is a must see!
Gaydar: A Useless Item
Think you’ve got great “gaydar”? Think again! Check out Savvy Ally Action’s funny 2-minute video to learn a little more about how “gaydar” really works and what respectful allies can do with it. Thank you for helping to ensure that everyone can express themselves authentically, without feeling judged or labeled.
10 LGBTQ+ Related Facts That May Surprise You
Ghost sightings, bathroom misconduct, Jane Austen, cheerleading, you’ll find it all here! Take 2 minutes to check out 10 LGBTQ+ related facts that may surprise you.
The Balancing Act of Allyship
It’s not always obvious to allies when they should move in with ally action and when it’s not their place. Check out this brief video to learn a bit more about how to navigate the balancing act of allyship.
What To Do When You Mess Up
We all mess up. Sometimes we get people’s names and pronouns wrong, and then we feel awful. This video shares the best way to respond when you mess up and tips for getting it right the next time.
Form Reform: Beyond the "M" and "F" Boxes
Ensuring that our forms are LGBTQ+ inclusive is a wonderful way to welcome LGBTQ+ people to your agency, store, faith community, or school. There are lots of ways to make your forms more LGBTQ+ inclusive, moving beyond the standard “M” and “F” boxes is a great start. In this 3-minute video Savvy Ally Action shares some simple tips for creating better and more inclusive forms. Thank you for making the world a better place, one form at a time!
What's Up with Singular They?
Have you heard people use the pronoun they to mean one person? Were you taught that this is grammatically incorrect? Savvy Ally Action’s 3-minute video, “What’s Up with Singular They?” shares five reasons why you should embrace this wonderful word.