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For allies of transgender and gender diverse people

Thank you for supporting transgender and gender diverse people! You are saving lives by being an ally!

Some people use the term SOFFA for people who want to help. It means Significant Others, Friends, Family and Allies of transgender and gender diverse people.

Here in the United States, there are over 5 million transgender and non-binary people, according to 2022 data. Among people under age 30 in the United States, 1 in 20 identify as part of our community.

Trans Allyship (

  • Nice overview by a social worker.

Human Rights Campaign (

Our Path (

  • Empowering straight partners and partners of trans people to find their own path
  • Formerly Straight Spouse Network (


National Center for Transgender Equality (

Youth-focused resources

Gender diverse youth need your support!

The Trevor Project (

Lurie Children’s Hospital (