Welcome to our Top 10 for Youth and Whanau! The process of working out your gender, as well as telling your family, can be a tricky one. Sometimes our whanau struggle to understand or accept this too. Sometimes they really want to support us, but they don't know the right words, or have a really good way to think about it yet. This post is a collection of great reading material and videos for you and your whanau, which might help to make the process easier.
In some regions of Aotearoa, health pathways are being developed by cross sector working groups - these may include District Health Boards, Endocrinology, General Practitioners, Mental Health, Student Health, Youth Services, Specialist Services, Transgender Takataapui and Intersex Community Leaders, and other experts.
Sexual and Reproductive Health for transgender, intersex, and takataapui gender minorities
Links to support organisations for HIV positive people, as well as comprehensive frameworks for HIV programs and research.
Genital Reconstruction Surgery (GRS) and Other Affirmation and Transition Related Surgeries
Mental Health for Transgender Takataapui, and Intersex People
Comprehensive Frameworks for Medical Care Provision for Sex and Gender Diverse Patients.
Information and links to comprehensive informed consent frameworks.
Gender Minorities Aotearoa provides free training for healthcare providers who work directly with trans, takataapui, and intersex patients. In collaboration with leading transgender sexual and reproductive health and HIV prevention specialists New Zealand Prostitutes’ Collective, we deliver a...
Human Rights Commission Resources, Community Law Manual: Discrimination, Human Rights Act (1993), and other useful legal odds and ends.