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.

Trans Allyship (

  • Nice overview by a social worker.

Human Rights Campaign (

Straight Spouse Network (

  • Provides personal, confidential support and information to heterosexual spouses/partners, current or former, of gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender mates and mixed-orientation or transgender/non-transgender couples for constructively resolving coming-out problems. 


National Center for Transgender Equality (

Youth-focused resources

Gender diverse youth need your support!

The Trevor Project (

Lurie Children’s Hospital (