NZ Sex and Gender Statistical Standard Submissions

In a historic moment, Statistics NZ announced their plans to count all people in NZ, regardless of gender, in the next census.  A separate but related document, the NZ Statistical Standard for Sex and Gender, is currently under review, and Statistics NZ has called for public submissions on their proposed changes to the statistical standard, … Continue reading NZ Sex and Gender Statistical Standard Submissions

Black Trans Lives Matter

Black Trans Lives Matter Solidarity March Wellington.Saturday July 4th from 1pm.Meet at Frank Kitts Park.March to Parliament - mobility accessible route.Speakers include Chanel Hati of New Zealand Prositiutes' Collective, Wellington Pride Festival Chair Vivian Lyngdoh, aand Jayden Rurawhe. You can register your name and email here for contact tracing Covid-19 purposes, but if that's possible … Continue reading Black Trans Lives Matter

Human Rights Commission Releases PRISM Report

The report makes 31 recommendations for resolving the six disparities in human rights for people with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or sex characteristics.

Trans and intersex communities call for law change and release of Working Group’s Report

Trans, intersex and rainbow community organisations strongly encourage all political parties to take these issues seriously this election and demonstrate how their policies and actions will meet the human rights obligations set out in the Human Rights Commission’s Prism report.

Wellington, Hutt, Kapiti Youth

Social welfare for young trans people in Wellington, Kapiti, and Hutt during C-19.

Trans Folks in Lockdown

Kia ora e te whaanau, we hope you are all safe and sound during lockdown (level 4 alert for Covid-19). We have compiled some information to help you get through this difficult time.Though all our upcoming events, monthly socials, drop in days, and office hours are currently on hold, we are still available by email … Continue reading Trans Folks in Lockdown

Important GRS Surgery Info

Kia ora e te whanau, we have an important update about Genital Reconstruction Surgery from the Ministry of Health: Ministry of Health statement Were you referred for Gender Confirmation Surgery prior to 2015? The Ministry of Health are trying to check they have your correct contact details and whether there are health conditions that require … Continue reading Important GRS Surgery Info

Letter to ‘International’ Pride Parade

Below is the letter from The Affiliation, sent to the 'international' pride parade committee 24/02/2020 24th February 2020Wellington Rainbow Affiliation Towards Hope ('The Affiliation') Dear Wellington International Pride Parade Committee,The Affiliation affirms that we welcome an open and honest public consultation process. We do not believe that closed door meetings are appropriate, as these concerns are … Continue reading Letter to ‘International’ Pride Parade

Pride – Our Party

Join us for Our Party and celebrate Pride with Ivy Bar and Cabaret, Wellington Rainbow Affiliation Towards Hope (The Affiliation), and Gender Minorities Aotearoa!