The Straight Ally of the Year award, sponsored by IBM, recognises non LGBTI individuals who support those in the LGBTI community.
Here are the finalists for the Straight Ally of the Year:
Angie Greene serves as the CEO of Stand Up Events, an organisation devoted to promoting equality in Australian sport. Since 2015 she has worked in both rural and urban communities spreading awareness of issues surrounding gender and sexuality, and operates runs the annual CGU’s Move in May an inclusive fun run/walk on the international day against homophobia and transphobia (IDAHOT).
Associate Professor Michelle Telfer is a paediatrician and trans medicine specialist working with the Royal Children’s Hospital Gender Service. During her service she has helped redefine standards of care, lobbied for change in government policy, and worked tirelessly to help transgender children and their families.
Bec Dahl is a major player at Joy 94.9, and appears on three shows; Chicks Talking Footy, Stand Up Straight, and Family Matters. Among her other achievements, Bec is a major organiser of the AFL Pride Game broadcasts, and helped to instigate Adelaide Football Club’s LGBTI group ‘Rainbow Crows’.
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