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.

Join the group.

List of SA Trans Spaces

Facebook groups

There are several closed / secret groups for South African trans and non-binary people and their SOFFAs (Significant Others, Friends, Family, and Allies).

You can request to join directly, or message Pi Delport or Ronald Addinall-Van Straaten for invites.

WhatsApp groups

  • 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.

Organisations

Nationally:

In Cape Town:

Other resources

Germaine de Larche has this great list of resources all over South Africa:

International

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.