Gender Minorities Aotearoa

A national transgender organisation.

Run by and for transgender people; including binary and non-binary, intersex, and irawhiti takatāpui.

Gender Minorities Aotearoa is a nationwide transgender organisation. It is run by and for transgender people; including binary and non-binary, intersex, and irawhiti takatāpui.

We support transgender people of all ages, cultures, and backgrounds, and provide one-to-one peer support and information nationwide.

Our vision is for all takatāpui, transgender, and intersex people to be empowered by a full range of choices across all aspects of their lives, and to be able to participate fully in society.


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Peer support

Talk with a transgender peer who is a professional advocate. We can give you information and support with all kinds of things.

Free facial hair removal

Join our free facial hair removal IPL club.

Housing support

Find out about hosuing options, and get support with the paperwork.

Community groups

Join our online group, find in-person meetups, or get support with starting a group.


Come to our events or drop in and say hello.

Legal clinic

Speak with an experienced lawyer for free.


Take one of our free online courses for trans people or supporters.

Professional development

Book a professional development workshop, or talk with us about consultation on your policy or project.


Volunteer with us, or support our mahi in another way.


Buy t-shirts, mugs, stickers, posters, and other trans-positive merchandise.


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Trans health directory

Gender affirming healthcare, binders and tape, facial hair removal, hormones, surgeries, health info.

Identification documents

Find out how to update your birth certificate, driver license, passport, NZQA, and other documents.

Transgender and intersex 101

Learn about transgender and intersex people and their experiences in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Study, school, and university

See resources on studying and school environments for transgender people in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Sex and relationships

Find resources for safer sex and healthier relationships for transgender people and their partners.

Employment and work

Find information for transgender employees and their employers in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Human rights and discrimination

Resources to support transgender human rights in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Refugee and asylum seeker

Find information for transgender and intersex refugees and asylum seekers in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Youth, families, and whānau

Resources for parents and whanāu of transgender youth, children, and gender diverse young people in Aotearoa New Zealand,

Other research

A selection of research reports on transgender people and their experiences in Aotearoa NZ, and beyond.

Other information

Miscellaneous information for transgender youth, adults, and older people, and their parents, families, partners, and supporters.

News blog

See our latest news, resources, and other blog posts.

Explore our blog

RVPN presents: preventing family violence against rainbow people

RVPN presents: preventing family violence against rainbow people

Rainbow Violence Prevention Network (RVPN) invites you to a conversational Q & A panel discussion. The topic is 'preventing family violence against rainbow people in Aotearoa'. RVPN is at the forefront of researching, responding to, and preventing family violence...

Disinformation and the far right – transgressive transitions

Disinformation and the far right – transgressive transitions

A research report from The Disinformation Project has documented the merging of disinformation communities in Aotearoa, and shift from Covid 19 to transgender hate. The report, 'Transgressive transitions', documents the merging of conspiracy theorist communities which...

Understanding doxing

Understanding doxing

For many years now, a common tactic of anti-transgender campaigners has been doxing (sometimes spelled doxxing). What doxing means 'Dox' means 'documents', and refers to a person's private information; such as: Private photos. Home address. Contact details...

Judicial Review news

Judicial Review news

26 April, 2023 Gender Minorities Aotearoa, InsideOUT Kōaro, and Auckland Pride have together decided not to continue the Judicial Review against the Minister of Immigration for his decision to allow Posie Parker (Kellie Keen-Minshull) into Aotearoa. While we continue...

Website update

Website update

PDF displays Hi everyone, we're updating our website at the moment, and our new software has caused some problems with the display of posts and pages that contain embedded PDFs. These pages probably look normal on a phone screen, as they're usually just displayed as a...

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