15% of trans people run away from home or are kicked out because of their gender. Those rejected by whaanau are twice as likely to have experienced homelessness (40%) as those who were not rejected (22%).
Last week we joined other takataapui and rainbow community orgs and met with Wellington's Mayor Justin Lester and the Wellington City Council city planners, to talk about how to make Wellington more rainbow friendly.
Please take time this weekend to fill in the Counting Ourselves survey that we helped to develop, so we have large scale national data on takataapui, trans, and intersex people's health.
Research reports that are based in Aotearoa New Zealand or are relevant to us here.
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