Trans, intersex and rainbow community organisations strongly encourage all political parties to take these issues seriously this election and demonstrate how their policies and actions will meet the human rights obligations set out in the Human Rights Commission’s Prism report.
Below is the letter from The Affiliation, sent to the 'international' pride parade committee 24/02/2020 24th February 2020Wellington Rainbow Affiliation Towards Hope ('The Affiliation') Dear Wellington International Pride Parade Committee,The Affiliation affirms that we welcome an open and honest public consultation process. We do not believe that closed door meetings are appropriate, as these concerns are … Continue reading Letter to ‘International’ Pride Parade
An anti-trans conference has been booked at Massey University, in direct conflict with their Rainbow policy.
GMA National Coordinator talks feminism, the Green party magazine, and anti-trans activism with 95bFM
An information paper on common transmisogynist tropes in films and the misrepesentation of transgender women.
The security officer monitoring the machine asked me if I had anything in my pockets. I felt like crying. I knew had nothing in my pockets. I know how my body is seen as abnormal and wrong. I knew exactly what was happening. 2016 TDOV Press Release.
The Gender Centre - widespread need for information and support with things like whanau relationships, changing identity documents, using the healthcare system, employment and housing issues, issues around partner and sexual violence, and accessing other services.
Pink Shirt Day Press Release.
The takeaway message is that visibility alone is not enough. Let's continue to be at the forefront of human rights – 2016 TDOV press release
Transgender Day of Visibility media release 2017 highlighting housing discrimination
Media guide for reporting on transgender people or using transgender sources