Today’s announced changes to the process for amending gender markers on birth certifciates are welcomed by takatāpui, trans and non-binary people. “This small but significant change will make it fairer for those in our communities, who do not have the resources to use the existing Family Court process,” said Sally Dellow.
This statement was drafted by takatāpui, trans and non-binary people and organisations in Aotearoa New Zealand. It explains why it is so important that the Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Act (BDMRRA) 1995 is amended
March 10th 2018, takataapui, transgender, and intersex people and supporters walked, danced, and rode along in the Wellington International Pride Parade with a clear message: transgender health care now!
Sponsor an intern at GMA and help to grow the skill base in trans communities - including workshop facilitation, events organising, training seminars, peer support, advocacy, and leadership.
NZ Top 5 Transgender Primary Health Care Resources - Aotearoa New Zealand
Fantastic video resources - Pharmac Seminar Presentations on diversity and inclusive primary healthcare, including Trans 101 and Gender Diversity.
We are thrilled to announce that the International Trans Fund has granted us funding. This will help us to open The Gender Centre in Wellington next year - so you can drop in for support and information, get in-person help with changing your identity documents, and get assistance through the free kai and clothing voucher program we will launch when we open.
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.
Are you part of the 9.4% of transgender people who are autistic? What did you wish you’d known when you were first working things out? What goes into a resource booklet for Autistic Transgender People? Help us at Gender Minorities Aotearoa to decide.
In some regions of Aotearoa, health pathways are being developed by cross sector working groups - these may include District Health Boards, Endocrinology, General Practitioners, Mental Health, Student Health, Youth Services, Specialist Services, Transgender Takataapui and Intersex Community Leaders, and other experts.