IBIS Ally Commitment

IBIS Ally Pledge

As an IBIS Ally, I pledge to serve as a resource and advocate for LGBTQ+ community members at the University of Miami. I will strive to promote a positive campus community that is inclusive, supportive, and equitable for community members of all gender and sexual identities.


IBIS Ally Responsibilities

As an IBIS Ally, I agree to the following responsibilities:

  • I will serve as a knowledgeable resource to LGBTQ+ community members.
  • I will be open and comfortable talking to community members about LGBTQ+ issues.
  • I will respect the privacy of community members that disclose information with me and disclose information based only on my profession judgment of need or concern.
  • I will serve as an advocate for LGBTQ+ community members and confront acts of injustice or discrimination.
  • I will understand my limitations as an ally and refer community members to other allies who may offer additional support.
  • I will serve as a positive representation of the IBIS Ally Network and uphold my responsibilities professionally and responsibly.
  • I will remain aware of issues that the LGBTQ+ community faces by continuing to educate myself and those around me.
  • I will incorporate my training into my professional practice by creating environments that are supportive and inclusive of LGBTQ+ community members.