Join the T-Word
This Whatsapp group is for members of the transgender/gender non-conforming community of South Africa, and their allies (who are not necessarily transgender/gender non-conforming.) The aim is to give emotional support, advice and guidance to one another.
List of SA Trans Spaces
There are several closed / secret groups for South African trans and non-binary people and their SOFFAs (Significant Others, Friends, Family, and Allies).
- Transgender SOFFA’s South Africa/Africa
- FTM, Trans Men/Guys & Masculine Nonbinary ONLY
- Trans Women SA
- GenderQueer/GenderFluid South Africa
- Transgender Support South Africa
- Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming South Africa
- TransGender Support South Africa & Allies
- The T-Word: A group started by GaySA Radio: click this invite link to join (More info)
- Alternatively, message Rian Pelati on +27 82 564 7272 to ask to join.
- Gender DynamiX
In Cape Town:
- Triangle Project
- Pride Shelter
Germaine de Larche has this great list of resources all over South Africa:
Transgender.support is a great and active server. (You can join with a web client.)
The LGBTQ in Technology Slack is an international space with a lot of trans representation. There’s a #loc-south-africa channel for South Africans.