Providing hope and healing to Heterosexual partners of
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender persons
Who we Are
- Current or former straight spouses and partners of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people
- Post disclosure couples
- Our families and friends
What we do
We serve straight spouses, post disclosure couples, families and the community by:
Reaching out to increase visibility of straight spouses and accessibility to support
Healing and empowering straight spouses to cope constructively
Building bridges between spouses, within families and with the larger community through support, education and advocacy.
When straight spouses learn the truth that their partners are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, they need to know they are not alone. SSN provides a safe place for them to deal with this crisis. Through our shared experiences, spouses or partners learn to cope constructively with
SSN offers information about spouse, couple and family issues. Professionals and the wider community need to be aware of the impact on spouses and family members when a partner comes out. Addressing these unique issues lessens isolation, aids healing and provides education for everyone involved.