The Youth '12 survey of 8,500 secondary school students in NZ showed 1.2% identified themselves as transgender. With a population of 4.693 million, 1.2% = 56,316 trans people in NZ. A further 2.5% reported being unsure of their gender. Make the spaces you are in be safe spaces to come out.
Research reports that are based in Aotearoa New Zealand or are relevant to us here.
Information resources for students and schools
Info on Sex and Relationships for Transgender Intersex, and Takataapui people, & the people who love us
The groundbreaking report on experiences of sexual violence amongst tertiary students from Thursdays in Black Aotearoa is out. The report, 'In Our Own Words', is the first fully gender minority inclusive research report on sexual violence in this country.
We are putting together a new resource about relationships; for takataapui, intersex, and trans people and their partners. It's the first of it's kind in Aotearoa, and you are invited to contribute.
The takeaway message is that visibility alone is not enough. Let's continue to be at the forefront of human rights – 2016 TDOV press release