Copyright 2012 Eleanor A. Hubbard and Cameron T. Whitley Design
Eleanor A. Hubbard, Ph.D. and Cameron T. Whitley, Ph.D.
candidate, co-edited Trans-Kin: A Guide for Family and Friends
of Transgender People, a resource guide for Significant Others,
Family members, Friends and Allies (SOFFAs). Cameron, a trans
male, and Eleanor, a trans ally, work separately and together on
trans issues like inclusion policies and educational reform.
They are excellent presenters, providing safe space for the
discussion of difficult topics while encouraging thought-provoking
A Guide for Family & Friends
of Transgender People
Trans-Kin provides a window into the world of our loved ones, friends and supporters and lets them know that they are not alone."
“Fleur” by Melanie Whitley © 2012
Suggested Interview Questions for Cam and Eleanor
What does SOFFA stand for?
Explain the sections in Trans-Kin (Significant Others, Family
Members, Friends and Allies).
What inspired you to collect stories of SOFFAs?
What is a frequently asked question and why is there a section in the book for frequently asked questions?
Why did you include artwork in the book?
Which story impacted you the most?
Why is Transgender Remembrance Day important, and how should it be celebrated?
How can Trans-Kin be used as a resource guide?
What is one piece of advice/wisdom you would like to share about being a support system to transgender folk?
What is a movie or book that has influenced you on this topic?
How can we all be better allies of trans folks?