Raw sugar is a FREE event, a SOBER event, it is WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE, and has GENDER NEUTRAL BATHROOMS. Come and have some talks by the fire, eat some food, meet other lovely people, and have a good time. We also thought we could share with you this month, some of the work we've done throughout the year.
The trans communities are warmly invited by the author, Caren Wilton, to attend the launch of her book My Body, My Business - New Zealand Sex Workers in an Era of Change. Caren, on behalf of the late Dana de Milo, whose story is featured in the book, is donating a portion of every book sale to Gender Minorities Aotearoa.
Many trans people are passionate about equality, which can lead them to join community groups, unions, or protests. This pamphlet gives legal information for trans people interacting with Police and the criminal justice system when protesting.
15% of trans people run away from home or are kicked out because of their gender. Those rejected by whaanau are twice as likely to have experienced homelessness (40%) as those who were not rejected (22%).
We're very pleased to announce that the national guidelines for trans healthcare in Aotearoa have been released, and can be found here.
Transgender Awareness Week runs from November 12th - 20th, it's purpose is to raise awareness about trans people, including intersex and non-binary people, our lives, our humanity, our struggles, and our joys.
Gender Minorities Aotearoa and InsideOUT are hosting a $5 fill a bag sale at Aunty Dana's Op Shop, to raise funds for a minivan to Hui Takataapui!
Raw sugar is a FREE event, a SOBER event, it is WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE, and has GENDER NEUTRAL BATHROOMS.
Come and have some talks by the fire, meet other lovely people, and have a good time.
Facial hair removal is one of the most urgent, safety enhancing, mental health improving, and empowering medical treatments for many trans women and non-binary people.
YES surgeries are happening. The High Cost Treatment Pool is operating, and trans women are being sent to Manakau based surgeon Dr Rita Yang, after 6 months of hair removal treatment in the genital area, as per Rita's preferred method.