Study & school

Resources on studying and school environments.

For trans and intersex students, school staff, families, and supporters.

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Trans 101: glossary of trans words and how to use them

Gender Minorities Aotearoa (2021).

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Affirming schooling for transgender kids

Gender Minorities Aotearoa (2018).

PDF download.

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Be an ally 101

Gender Minorities Aotearoa (2021).

Supporting Transgender People: a free online course – Gender Minorities Aotearoa (2021).

Relationships and Sexuality Education Guides – Ministry of Education.

Guide to Supporting LGBTIQA Students – Ministry of Education.

Community Law Manual: Your Rights at School – Community Law.

Transitioning at school – NZ Human Rights Commission.

Supporting trans students – NZ Human Rights Commission.

The Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey (Youth19) Report – Fleming, T., Peiris-John, R., Crengle, S., Archer, D., Sutcliffe, K., Lewycka, S., & Clark, T. (2020).

Gender Neutral Toilet Signs – Gender Minorities Aotearoa (2019).

Rainbow School Resources – InsideOUT.

Takataapui: Part of the Whanau (Link  to PDF & hard copy).

LGBTQI+ Aotearoa Then & Now Documentary (link to video).

In Our Own Words: Sexual Violence in Tertiary Education Report – Thursdays in Black, Union of Student’s Associations, with co-design by Gender Minorities Aotearoa (2017).

Youth ’12: Transgender young people fact sheet (PDF).

Professional Development

If you are looking for training to better support transgender staff, students, or school policy, please see our workshops, seminars, and free online courses. If you would a like free advice or an in depth consultation, get in touch.