Database overhaul

We’re currently overhauling our gender-affirming healthcare provider database, so please bear with us as work on it! We’re changing from a system where patients recommend their providers, to one where providers register themselves. This means we can ask which services they provide, what kind of transgender competency training they have had, and other things which … Continue reading Database overhaul

Free webinar for primary health providers – informed consent

One of our main focuses in 2022 is advocating for informed consent in gender affirming healthcare. Informed consent is a legal right in all areas of New Zealand healthcare. However, there is a long history of access to transgender healthcare being dependent on diagnoses and psychological assessments.  Gender Minorities Aotearoa will be delivering a free … Continue reading Free webinar for primary health providers – informed consent

2021-2022 annual report

Check out some key activities we did in 2021 below, or see our 2021-2022 Annual Report to find out more. Core priority areas for 2021 1. Wrap around support.2. Healthcare.3. Housing.4. Identity Documents.5. Connectedness.6. Sexual violence prevention. We provided 1:1 peer support over 2,000 times, and there were over 600 visits to our Wellington drop … Continue reading 2021-2022 annual report

WPATH SoC 8 open for comment

World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) has released it’s Standards of Care version 8, which is now open for comment until December 16th 2021. It’s expected to be completed in 2022 and released mid next year. At a glance, it appears to be a major improvement on the previous version. You can click through … Continue reading WPATH SoC 8 open for comment