Welcome to our Top 10 for Youth and Whanau! The process of working out your gender, as well as telling your family, can be a tricky one. Sometimes our whanau struggle to understand or accept this too. Sometimes they really want to support us, but they don't know the right words, or have a really good way to think about it yet. This post is a collection of great reading material and videos for you and your whanau, which might help to make the process easier.
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.
Research reports that are based in Aotearoa New Zealand or are relevant to us here.
Information resources for students and schools
Booklets, videos, links, and other general info for yourself, whanau, friends, and community.
Transgender social event and op shop working bee. We will be working on the op shop venue, mostly cleaning, pricing and hanging up clothes, and other finishing touches. Come along and meet some lovely people, share some kai, and join us in getting Aunty Dana’s Op Shop up and running! Your support is welcome and appreciated.
Video resource TMI Tuesdays Trans Q & A with Professor Rachel McKinnon
HRT referral flowchart guidelines Sex and Gender Diverse People Referral Process for DHB Endocrinology Services: Information for GP/Primary Care Referrers
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
Transgender Day of Visibility media release 2017 highlighting housing discrimination