Partners & SOFFA

TransOhio maintains a list of resources for Partners, Spouses, Significant Others, Parents, Children, and other SOFFA’s of transgender people. This is by no means a complete list of available resources. If you’d like to add a resource to this list, please send an email to us at TransOhio@transohio.org.

Partners, Spouses, Significant Others

http://transmarried.blogspot.com
A blog written by the wife of a transwoman

http://www.unwellness.com/
A blog written by the wife of a trans man

http://www.herwife.com/
A blog archive of a spouse’s journey (note: archive, not an active blog)

http://www.tgcrossroads.org/yoursoffavoice
An online archive section of tg crossroads that was geared towards SOFFAs

http://www.youtube.com/user/TMatesFTM
YouTube Channel featuring ftm partners talking about various topics related to being a partner

http://thecrossdressersgirlfriend.blogspot.com/?zx=ca7ff3ca08e7da8f
A blog written by the girlfriend of a crossdresser

http://ftm-soffa.net/
Online forum for trans, particularly transmen and their family and friends

http://www.straightspouse.org/
An online community for heterosexual identified spouses

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TransFamilySpouses
Online yahoo support list for spouses and partners of trans identified individuals

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ftmsos
An online yahoo support list for for partners of FTMs regardless of sexual identity

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/engender_partners
An online yahoo support list for all partners of transgendered individuals

http://transpartner.wordpress.com/
A blog written by the partner of a FTM

http://www.myhusbandbetty.com/
A blog written by Helen Boyd, an author, activist, and wife of a trans woman.

http://www.myhusbandbetty.com/community/
The link to her online forum where trans and partners are able to discuss openly how transness affects their lives.

http://crossdressers-forum.com/forums
An online forum for crossdressers, SOs, friends and family. Also provides a safe place for partners to post.

http://www.crossdressers.com/forums
An online forum for crossdressers, transgendered, transsexuals, their loved ones and friends. Has a safe space for partners to post.

http://www.tri-ess.org/spice/CDSO/CDSO.htm
An online forum for female partners of crossdressers.

http://annierushden.blogspot.com/
A blog written by the wife of a MTF and her experiences during her spouse’s transition and beyond.

http://www.bussert.com/jessica/sharon.html
A partner’s story about her life during her spouse’s transition.

http://crossdresserswife.com/
A blog archive written by the wife of a crossdresser

Books

  • Trans People in Love
  • My Husband Betty
  • She’s Not the Man I Married
  • Head Over Heels: Wives Who Stay With Cross-Dressers and Transsexuals
  • Crossdresers: And those Who Share Their Lives
  • My Husband Wears My Clothes: Crossdressing From the Perspective of a Wife

Children With a Transgender Parent

A Seat of the SOFFA
http://supersoffa.blogspot.com/
A blog written by the daughter of a trans woman

Kids of Transgender Parents

http://www.colage.org/programs/trans/
A COLAGE program geared for children of a transgender parent, provides resources for the entire family

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/kidsoftrans/
A yahoo list for children to be able to connect and share experiences

Parents of A Transgender Child

http://www.imatyfa.org/
Trans Youth Family Allies is an organization for transgender youth and their families

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/TYFA_TALK/
Their yahoo list providing support and resources for parents, guardians, and other caregivers of transgender children ages 3-18
**We are continuously  updating this list of links, websites, blogs and books. Check back regularly for more resources for Partners, Spouses, Significant Others, Parents, Children, and other SOFFA’s.

If you have a resource you’d like us to list, please email us at TransOhio@transohio.org.