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.
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.
Gender Minorities Aotearoa and InsideOUT are hosting a $5 fill a bag sale at Aunty Dana's Op Shop, to raise funds for a minivan to Hui Takataapui!
Raw sugar is a FREE event, a SOBER event, it is WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE, and has GENDER NEUTRAL BATHROOMS.
Come and have some talks by the fire, meet other lovely people, and have a good time.
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.
Are you queer, trans, non-binary, takataapui, intersex, LGBTQIA+, MVPFAFF, or questioning?
Have you accessed any mental health support in Aotearoa? (For example, counsellors, psychologists, psychiatrists, or therapists)
Are you aged 14 or older?
Raw Sugar Monthly Social is Back!
*Tatataapui * Trans * Intersex * Queer * Rainbow * Plus friends and whanau* Raw sugar is a FREE event, a SOBER event, it is WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE, and has GENDER NEUTRAL BATHROOMS.
Come and spin some yarns by the fire, meet other lovely people, and have a good time.
Our Reo Māori kupu for Whiringa-ā-nuku (October) are: Ka aha te rā - date, Ka aha te wā - time, Kei reira - location (or) kei hea? - where?, Homai - what to bring , Waea mai - contact details.