A common question which many trans women ask, is what their estrogen levels should ideally be. They have often asked for a higher dose from their prescribing doctor, and been told no, there are too many risks, and that their current level is within the normal ranges. The maximum pmol/L cited by doctors is often 200 or 250. However, this is against best practise.
Our national free binder programme is still up and running, but applications are now closed until we have cleared the waiting list.
Where Do You Sleep at Night? Transgender Experiences of Housing Instability and Homelessness 2020 - GMA Housing Report [Wellington]
The SGDWG is holding it's second annual community event, with a panel discussion/panel presentations explaining what services are now available and how you can access them, as well as plans for the near future.
Social welfare for young trans people in Wellington, Kapiti, and Hutt during C-19.
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
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
GMA's new visual guides to testosterone. These are available as high definition PDFs in the main menu under 'Comprehansive information for healthcare providers and patients'.
Our database is now searchable by region as well as type of provider, and has a search function where you can type in a name or other search terms.
So important to name specifically Transgender, as well as Rainbow people as priority groups for Mental Health and Addictions, and make sure we are on the Ministerial work plans for national and regional policies. We want to see trans led organisations training DHBs on providing appropriate mental health and addictions support for trans populations, rainbow … Continue reading Mental Health and Addictions