We now have free transgender facial hair removal in Whangārei, with Gender Diverse Whangārei.
We also have two more collaborations in different regions on the way, so follow our blog in the search menu to stay tuned! Continue reading Free transgender facial hair removal in Whangārei
Most of our transgender support services will continue as normal during Covid-19 Alert Level 4, but there will be a few changes. For information on managing your Covid bubble, decontamination protocol, healthcare, wage subsidies, WINZ payments, sex work income, housing, and more, please see our “Trans Folks in Lockdown” resource/ Our in person services will … Continue reading GMA Services During Covid-19 Alert Level 4
Information on starting hormone therapy as a transgender patient in Aotearoa NZ. Continue reading Starting on Hormones – what is actually required?
This course is designed to increase your knowledge of issues affecting transgender people in Aotearoa, and to build your confidence in speaking about these issues and supporting transgender people. Continue reading Supporting Transgender People: Online Course
In our “Be an Ally 101” we discuss how common trans people are, what their lives are like, how to support a trans person you know, how to support trans rights, and where to find out more. Article, video, and booklet format. Continue reading Be An Ally 101
A small number of people “come out” as transgender, and later realise they aren’t, or decide that the safety risks for them are too high. They may decide to outwardly take on a cisgender identity while inwardly maintaining a transgender identity (“go back into the closet”), or they may have a change of gender identity – affirming that a cisgender identity is the one that feels best for them. Continue reading Detransition or Retransition Support
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. Continue reading Safe Estrogen Levels
Our national free binder programme is still up and running, but applications are now closed until we have cleared the waiting list. Continue reading Binder Applications Paused
Where Do You Sleep at Night? Transgender Experiences of Housing Instability and Homelessness 2020 – GMA Housing Report [Wellington] Continue reading Where Do You Sleep at Night? Transgender Experiences of Housing Instability and Homelessness 2020
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. Continue reading SGDWG Community Hui – Wellington