Youth and Whanāu

Resources for parents and whanāu of transgender youth, children, and gender diverse young people in Aotearoa NZ.

Parents, Family, Whanāu, Youth, Children

Trans 101: glossary of trans words and how to use them
Gender Minorities Aotearoa.

Help! Is my child transgender? 
Gender Minorities Aotearoa.

Storm clouds and rainbows
Rainbow Support Collective (2022).

Be an ally 101
Gender Minorities Aotearoa (2021).

Listening to and supporting trans and non-binary young people
Counting Ourselves, Te Ngakau Kahukura (2022)

Autistic trans people
Gender Minorities Aotearoa (2021).

Active Listening: A Communication Resource
Gender Minorities Aotearoa (2021).

Affirming schooling for transgender kids
Gender Minorities Aotearoa (2018).

NZ Parents of Transgender Children
NZPOTC Parent-led support.

Transgender and Intersex NZ
An online group for trans people and their families.

Be There: advice for whanau
Youth Sector Rainbow Collective.

Let’s Talk: A Resource Guide for Parents
OUTline NZ.

Transgender NZ: Hormone Replacement Therapy 101
Gender Minorities Aotearoa.

Parenting and family
Gender Spectrum (Aus).

He Kākano Ahau | Decolonising Gender & Sexuality In Wellington City
Radio New Zealand.

A place in the middle
Ho‘onani Kamai, Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson, Nels Bangerter, Makana, Jerad Greenleaf. (2020).

Takataapui: Part of the Whanau booklet & Trailer
Dr. Elizabeth Kerekere, Mental Health Foundation.

LGBTQI+ Aotearoa Then & Now
Tairawhiti Production House.

Takataapui: Over the Rainbow
Gender Minorities Aotearoa.

Growing Up Takataapui: Whanau Journeys
Tiwhanawhana Trust, RainbowYOUTH.

Health Pathways
Gender Minorities Aotearoa.

First Steps
Working it Out (Aus).

Community Law Manual: Family Law
Community Law.

He ara mataora: community based approach to stopping violence
Te Wānanga o Raukawa, Creative Interventions.

Need to talk?

Whether you are a transgender youth or young person, a transgender parent, the parent of a gender diverse child, or another whanāu member, you can get in touch with us if you need to talk. We can offer you information, recommend resources, and link you with other services and supports.