Useful Resources (Media Articles/Podcasts etc)

Distinction YouTube

We have some content on our YouTube channel.

A short video explaining what we do here at Distinction and how we support partners including hearing from a couple of our partners in the group.

An interview with Avril, who runs Distinction.

Suzanne & Declan DeWitt Hall

Suzanne & Declan DeWitt Hall, the team behind the Where True Love Is movement, from the US, join Kevin from Trans Radio UK where they discuss ‘REACHING FOR HOPE: Strategies and support for the partners of transgender people’, Suzanne’s new book.

Coming Out as Transgender Only Made My Relationship Stronger

We are not the only cis-trans lesbian couple I know of who “found each other” before either partner was out.

Trans Parents

“Some daddies are ladies”

What to do when a friend or partner comes out as non-binary

Listen up, and then educate yourself.

How To Talk To A Trans Parent About Their Pregnancy

Trystan Reese shares his experience carrying his son, Leo, and offers advice for treating trans parents with respect

“What does it mean for her – for my wife – to be in love with someone who blurs the lines of gender?” In honor of my 30th birthday, I’m sharing a personal piece about the history of my relationship with the most significant person in my world.

What Happens After the Person You Married Tells You They’re Transgender

I’m seeing Pride in a whole new way this year.

Partner and Ally

A blog about our experiences as each other’s partners and allies

My Partner is Transgender:

5 Communication Topics for a Lasting Relationship

Former WWE Wrestler Gabbi Tuft Shares How Her Wife Supported Her Coming Out as a Transgender Woman

On February 4th 2021, former WWE star Gabbi Tuft came out on as a transgender woman on her Instagram with a photo of herself from her time on WWE

Trans woman comes out to three-year-old-daughter who calls her ‘beautiful’ every day

‘My daughter is the absolute best, as she is the most accepting kid I’ve ever met and she is always there to give me a big hug and let me know she’s here for me – I’m in awe at how truly open minded a three-year-old can be. ‘Every day she tells me “I love you” and, “you look beautiful” – I don’t think I’d have the strength to be my authentic self without her. ‘She still refers to me as ‘dad’ and that’s fine – I respect her and let her choose what to call me.’

An already married couple are planning a beautiful “re-wedding” after one spouse came out as a trans woman.

Jae and Rayna Harvey, of Somerset, England, first got married in 2018 in Texas, where Jae is from, but shortly after the wedding Rayna came out as a trans woman.

Resources for Significant Others, Friends, Family and Allies
of Transgender People