12/31/2012 10:39 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

The Best LGBT Ally Moments Of 2012

Amid a year full of anti-LGBT rhetoric from people, organizations and businesses (One Million Moms, Chick-fil-A, and Kirk Cameron, among others, spring immediately to our minds), there were many remarkable, brave -- and touching -- moments from our straight allies who have spoken up and reached out to show that our fight for equality is one that is hugely important to them, too.

So, to thank and recognize our straight allies, take a look at our slideshow of the best statements and moments from them in 2012 and be sure to let us know what other incredible, heartfelt ally moments stood out to you in our comments section below.