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So we can provide support every day.

  • Record numbers of LGBT people married to Straights are coming out.

  • Increasing numbers of Straights and their families need our support.

  • Your donations help us respond to each of up to 10 daily pleas for help. 

Only with your generous support

can we continue this vital work.

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  • The Straight Spouse Network is a 501(c) (3) organization.
  • Your contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
  • Donations are handled through PayPal. 


Mail-In Donations to

Straight Spouse Network, Inc.
PO Box 4985
Chicago, IL 60680
Please include your email address and
phone number with your donations.


“When I found the Straight Spouse Network, I realized I’d become a part of something much bigger than myself. It’s not just about any one of us as an individual; it’s about all of us working together for the same important cause.” 

  – Linda, Straight Spouse group facilitator

Our website, phones, emails, groups and more depend on your support. That’s why we’re asking you to Give Every Month.

"My family didn’t believe me when I told them my husband was gay. His family turned their backs on me. My son had just died and we’d moved to a place where I didn’t know a soul. Therapists didn’t help, friends abandoned me. I was at high risk for suicide. I cannot imagine where I would be today if I had not found the Straight Spouse Network. When I joined the support group, the feeling of isolation ended and understanding, camaraderie and healing began. That’s why I Give Each Month."

About The Straight Spouse Network

  • The Straight Spouse Network was founded in 1986.
  • We are committed to supporting straights left behind when their spouse or partner comes out.
  • We handle over 3,000 requests for support a year.
  • We provide knowledgable, personal contacts; national and international support groups, an informative website and other online  resources.
  • We are a 501(C)3 organization staffed primarily by volunteers and supported through individual donations and grants.