Allisons TG Articles: Coming Out to Family and Friends
An example of a transgendered person's coming out letter to family and friends, explaining what it means to be transgendered or transsexual, what to expect from the transition, and answers to common questions.
Early Transition: Coming Out Tips
Advice for transgendered youth about how to talk about being transgender with your parents, with recommendations for movies and books that illustrate the transgender experience.
Outpath Coming Out Archives
Personal stories from gay, lesbian, and transgendered individuals coming out to friends and family about their sexual and gender identities. Read a story from a person coming out, see reactions from their friends and family, or add your own story to the collection.
Article about how and when to talk to your parents about being transgender, transsexual, or transvestite.
Transsexual Road Map: Coming Out to Parents
Telling parents that you are transgender can be a difficult conversation. This article discusses reasons why parents might react negatively, and how you can help them understand.
Why Bother Coming Out?
Essay examining the pros and cons of coming out as transgendered or transvestite, discussing when, how, and with whom to talk about your transgender identity.
Work Transition For Transsexual Women
Advice for transgender workers on how to protect your career before, during, and after a medical transition.