WPATH SoC 8 open for comment

World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) has released it’s Standards of Care version 8, which is now open for comment until December 16th 2021. It’s expected to be completed in 2022 and released mid next year. At a glance, it appears to be a major improvement on the previous version. You can click through … Continue reading WPATH SoC 8 open for comment

Work with us – seeking rainbow violence prevention network coordinator

Are you passionate about LGBTQIA+ communities and violence prevention? Do you have lived experience or skills that you’d like to contribute to our communities? The Rainbow Violence Prevention Network is in search of a Coordinator to support us to collectively identify and work towards strategies for violence prevention in rainbow, transgender, and intersex communities across … Continue reading Work with us – seeking rainbow violence prevention network coordinator

First submissions promising

Written submissions are now being processed on the Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill, and the Inquiry into Supplementary Order Paper 59 on the Births Deaths Marriage Relationships Registration Bill (“BDMRR”). Oral submissions are also being heard on both Bills, by the Justice Committee, and the Governance and Administration Committee, respectively. Our main work on these … Continue reading First submissions promising

Our BDMRR submission

Submission on the Inquiry into Supplementary Order Paper 59 on the Births Deaths Marriage Relationships Registration Bill We support the intent of this Bill, as amended by Supplementary Order Paper 59. This SOP reflects the preferred option outlined in the Regulatory Impact Statement and its assessment of mana motuhake / Self- determination of sex.  However, … Continue reading Our BDMRR submission