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.
Transgender Day of Visibility - Sunday March 31st 2019. Find out what's on.
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%).
We're very pleased to announce that the national guidelines for trans healthcare in Aotearoa have been released, and can be found here.
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.
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.