Submission on the Inquiry into Supplementary Order Paper 59 on the Births Deaths Marriage Relationships Registration Bill We support the intent of this Bill, as amended by Supplementary Order Paper 59. This SOP reflects the preferred option outlined in the Regulatory Impact Statement and its assessment of mana motuhake / Self- determination of sex. However, … Continue reading Our BDMRR submission
We now have free transgender facial hair removal in Whangārei, with Gender Diverse Whangārei.
We also have two more collaborations in different regions on the way, so follow our blog in the search menu to stay tuned! Continue reading Free transgender facial hair removal in Whangārei
We support the intent of this Bill, however as it stands we believe it does not fulfill it’s intent to protect transgender populations from conversion practices. Continue reading Conversion Practices Submission
Information on starting hormone therapy as a transgender patient in Aotearoa NZ. Continue reading Starting on Hormones – what is actually required?
While transgender people make up about 1% of the general population, they make up at least 10% of the autistic population. Some studies suggest 13% or higher.
Find out more about autistic people’s experiences here. Continue reading Autistic Transgender People
A small number of people “come out” as transgender, and later realise they aren’t, or decide that the safety risks for them are too high. They may decide to outwardly take on a cisgender identity while inwardly maintaining a transgender identity (“go back into the closet”), or they may have a change of gender identity – affirming that a cisgender identity is the one that feels best for them. Continue reading Detransition or Retransition Support
Sometimes our relationships have dynamics which are unhealthy, harmful, or even abusive. This article talks about signs that something may not be working, identifying unhealthy dynamics in a relationship, and dealing with common scenarios for trans people. It touches on working through some issues, or leaving a relationship which may be difficult or dangerous to leave. Continue reading Signs of an Unhealthy Relationship Dynamic
Respect looks different to each person, and the things that feel respectful to one person may feel disrespectful to another. Use these tips to start a conversation about respect. Continue reading Dating a Trans Person 101: Respect
When trans people seek medical care – regardless of whether this is gender affirming care, a simple cold, or a broken bone – they are commonly subjected to conversion therapy. No matter what health complaint they have, it is often blamed on hormones, and the clinician tries to end their hormone prescription. Continue reading Ban “Conversion Therapy”: Petition Delivered Today
Transphobia consists of three main parts: Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Discrimination. Any one of these parts on their own can be transphobia. Learn more here. Continue reading What is Transphobia?