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How to Be a Better Ally: A Non-Exhaustive List of Resources

Pride March

Happy Pride Month Warriors!

As we near the end of June, we want to remind everyone that even though Pride Month is coming to an end, your advocacy, support, and allyship for the LGBTQ+ community should never end! Here are some of the ways you can continuously work to be a better ally for the LGBTQ+ community.

We should indeed keep calm in the face of difference, and live our lives in a state of inclusion and wonder at the diversity of humanity.

George Takei

Maintaining Healthy Long-Distance Relationships

Hands passing heart cutout

Back in March, during the fast-paced transition to social distancing, many of us found ourselves unable to receive the closure needed before switching to a virtual environment. For the majority of us, we did not know that the last time we saw our friends and loved ones would be the last time for quite a while.

Making friends as an introvert

Students sitting under a tree

While many people look forward to the start of the school term as a time of new beginnings and to meet new people, for an introvert this time can be quite difficult. According to Encyclopedia Britannica, an introvert is a person for whom social situations can be difficult due to their shy nature. The idea of meeting new people, remembering new names, and trying to make new friends can cause stress and anxiety. Here are some ways to help reduce the stress of making new friends:

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