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Other Trans Widows Stories
Articles Published By "Make More Noise" - A Feminist Collective
Articles Published By Uncommonground Media
YouTube Links To Talks & Interviews
TED Talk by Shannon Thrace - Shannon is a former partner of a transitioner, whose transition came about through his use of ‘tranny porn’. When she says that people don’t want her to tell her story, it's because it contradicts the popular narrative of transition.
What do you do when the other woman is your husband? Christine Benvenuto and her husband had been married for more than twenty years and were raising their three young children in a beautiful New England town. One night in bed he turned to her and said, "I'm thinking constantly about my gender," adding that he was unhappy in his body and wanted to become a woman.
Powerful and engaging, this international collection of thoughts and short stories offers valuable and emotionally intimate social commentary on the taboo subculture of cross dressing and exposes the secret lives of their wives and partners who silently grapple with the issue of cross dressing in their marriage or relationship.
Resources For Children of Transitioners
Children of Transitioners - A resource for anyone with a transgender parent.
Information About Autogynephilia
Narcissim and Gaslighting
50 Shades Of Gaslighting: Disturbing Signs An Abuser Is Twisting Your Reality
Mumsnet Feminist Chat – A space where trans widows are always supported
Straight Spouse Network - The Straight Spouse Network (SSN) is an international organisation that 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.
The Freedom Programme – A useful resource for all trans widows.
Womens Aid - A grassroots organisation working together to provide working to keep women and children safe.
Refuge - The UK National Domestic Abuse helpline.
A Self-Identified Trans Widow Speaks - Tinsel from Trans Widows Voices talks to the Straight Spouse Network about her own experiences and how this led to her setting up the website.
Feminist Current - What happens when your husband decides he is a woman.
Tracy Shannon Part 1 - Tracy Shannon married her high school sweetheart. She married the man of her dreams... or, so she thought. What she thought was a marriage made in heaven became something very different, as her husband eventually revealed he wanted to be a woman. Her life turned upside down.
Tracy Shannon Part 2 - Tracy Shannon's compelling interview on being married to a man who revealed a dark side he failed to disclose prior to their wedding.