We will no longer be supporting IE7 and below as a web browser effective June 1st 2020. Click here for more information.

Sign In
Skip Navigation LinksSimcoe County > Children and Community Services > Ally


A person who supports individuals from a group commonly subjected to prejudice and discrimination, but who are not members of that group. Allies work to end forms of oppression that gives them social privileges. Allies listen to, and are guided by, communities and individuals affected by oppression.

  • Example: A straight person acting as an ally to gay, lesbian, bi and queer people.

Source:  Harmony Movement (November 2018). Dignity, Diversion and Inclusion for All: A Guide to the Workplace