Our fantastic 2019 resource, Supporting Aotearoa's Rainbow People, is a practical guide for mental health professionals who are working with transgender or other Rainbow patients, or who simply want to upskill and understand with sensitivity some of the barriers for rainbow people in accessing mental health services. Written by Gloria Fraser, with co-design from Gender … Continue reading Rainbow Mental Health Resource
In late June the seamstress found a new fabric supplier and set to work on the new design 2.0 - it runs slightly larger and is more like the GC2B binder than the Underworks one. It's also ok to put on overhead.
Any transfeminine or intersex person can get funding for facial hair removal through WINZ. They don’t have to be on welfare to get the disability allowance or child disability allowance as it’s not income tested.
Any trans person can get funding for voice therapy through WINZ. They don't have to be on welfare to get the disability allowance or child disability allowance as it's not income tested.
Respect looks different to each person, and the things that feel respectful to one person may feel disrespectful to the next person. Use these tips to start a conversation about respect.
Te reo Maori: Kaua e wareware kia okioki, a hoa. Te reo Pakeha (English): Don't forget to rest, my friend.
The Rainbow Mental Health Support Experiences Study - Summary of Findings - is out now! This fantastic research from Gloria Fraser, with co-design from Gender Minorities Aotearoa, InsideOUT, and RainbowYOUTH, is some of the best research in Aotearoa on Rainbow populations and mental health.
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%).
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.