The BDMRRA is due for it’s 2nd reading very soon – the exact date is unknown. At this stage, the public have an opportunity to debate the issues and tell MPs what they think.
Please contact your local MPs and talk with them, tell them what you think, give them your personal stories. Continue reading Help Pass the BDMRR Bill for Birth Certificate Changes
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. Continue reading Birth Certificate changes welcomed by takatāpui, trans and non-binary people
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. Continue reading BDMRRA Birth Certificates – Rainbow Community Statement