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. Continue reading Genital Reconstruction Surgery Update
The BDMRRA is due for it’s 2nd reading very soon – the exact date is unknown. At this stage, the public have an opportunity to debate the issues and tell MPs what they think.
Please contact your local MPs and talk with them, tell them what you think, give them your personal stories. Continue reading Help Pass the BDMRR Bill for Birth Certificate Changes
GMA’s diversity posters go up around Wellington – soon to go up all over NZ Continue reading Diversity Posters Hit the Streets
Please take time this weekend to fill in the Counting Ourselves survey that we helped to develop, so we have large scale national data on takataapui, trans, and intersex people’s health. Continue reading Trans Health Surveys
This statement was drafted by takatāpui, trans and non-binary people and organisations in Aotearoa New Zealand. It explains why it is so important that the Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Act (BDMRRA) 1995 is amended. Continue reading BDMRRA Birth Certificates – Rainbow Community Statement
Kia ora whanau, we are looking for a few items to help us set up The Gender Centre, which will open in Wellington this Autumn. If you have any of the following lying around, or would like to purchase and donate one to us, please let us know, we would be so grateful… Continue reading Help us set up The Gender Centre in Wellington!
Sponsor an intern at GMA and help to grow the skill base in trans communities – including workshop facilitation, events organising, training seminars, peer support, advocacy, and leadership. Continue reading Sponsor an Intern for $20 Transgender community development
We had a fabulous time at the opening of Aunty Dana’s Op Shop, where over 150 people came along to share the occasion and check things out. We met some wonderful folks, and had lots of great talks. All the new (and … less-new) volunteers were amazing, and we all did heaps of work but it felt like a party! Continue reading Aunty Dana’s Op Shop Opening Day
Transgender NZ Issue 2. (Summer 2017 – 2018) Sex and Relationships is coming out soon!
We want your love letters, your poetry, your song lyrics, your art. We want to share your heartaches, your strategies for dealing with difficult or abusive situations, your jokes, your korero on love or sex or hooking up… Continue reading Transgender NZ Magazine Contributions
Are you part of the 9.4% of transgender people who are autistic?
What did you wish you’d known when you were first working things out? What goes into a resource booklet for Autistic Transgender People? Help us at Gender Minorities Aotearoa to decide.
Continue reading Autistic and Transgender, Intersex, Takataapui?