Today we recognise women being discriminated against in employment, or due to their line of work, doing gendered labour, doing the same work as men and having that work valued less, being paid less, having less decision making power. Continue reading International Working Women’s Day
The trans communities are warmly invited by the author, Caren Wilton, to attend the launch of her book My Body, My Business – New Zealand Sex Workers in an Era of Change.
Caren, on behalf of the late Dana de Milo, whose story is featured in the book, is donating a portion of every book sale to Gender Minorities Aotearoa. Continue reading My Body, My Business – New Zealand Sex Workers in an Era of Change
Transgender Awareness Week runs from November 12th – 20th, it’s purpose is to raise awareness about trans people, including intersex and non-binary people, our lives, our humanity, our struggles, and our joys. Continue reading Transgender Awareness Week 2018
As a progressive country, NZ prides itself on being world leaders in human rights – but a small handful of anti-trans extremists, or ‘Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminists’ are attacking the human rights of transgender people, with a focus on transgender women. Continue reading Stand up for equality: no anti-trans hate groups in NZ
Transgender Diversity Posters – download free, purchase posters, mugs, t-shirts, and other products. Continue reading Transgender Diversity Posters
We had a fabulous time at the opening of Aunty Dana’s Op Shop, where over 150 people came along to share the occasion and check things out. We met some wonderful folks, and had lots of great talks. All the new (and … less-new) volunteers were amazing, and we all did heaps of work but it felt like a party! Continue reading Aunty Dana’s Op Shop Opening Day
A beautiful book that shares some really interesting insights and perspectives, complete with stunning photography by Fiona Clark. Representing Trans is due for release on Thursday 12th October 2017.
The centre for sexual scientific research – which included many transgender staff – was the an international pioneer in advocating homosexual and transgender civil rights. It also advocated women’s rights, sex education, contraception, STI clinics. Continue reading Institut für Sexualwissenschaft: The Centre for Sexual Scientific Research
An information paper on common transmisogynist tropes in films and the misrepesentation of transgender women. Continue reading [Mis]Representation of Transgender Women in Films
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 Continue reading International Transgender Day of Visibility 2016