Mental Health and Addictions

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

Healthcare Presentation NZSHSC

Our presentation from the New Zealand Sexual Health Society Conference 2019

Birth Cert Sex Marker: A How To Guide

Gender Minorities Aotearoa has recently updated our information on changing the sex marker on your birth certificate.

Wellington Health Pathways Update

The Sex and Gender Diverse Health Outcomes Working Group is hosting an information sharing event, on behalf of Capital & Coast District Health Board.

Landmark Trans Health Report Shows Widespread Disparity

Counting Ourselves transgender health research found elevated stigma, discrimination, violence against trans people.

Rainbow Mental Health Resource

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

Laser Hair Removal Funding

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.