The BDMRRA is due for it's 2nd reading very soon - the exact date is unknown. At this stage, the public have an opportunity to debate the issues and tell MPs what they think. Please contact your local MPs and talk with them, tell them what you think, give them your personal stories.
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.
Today’s announced changes to the process for amending gender markers on birth certifciates are welcomed by takatāpui, trans and non-binary people. “This small but significant change will make it fairer for those in our communities, who do not have the resources to use the existing Family Court process,” said Sally Dellow.
This statement was drafted by takatāpui, trans and non-binary people and organisations in Aotearoa New Zealand. It explains why it is so important that the Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Act (BDMRRA) 1995 is amended
A beautiful book that shares some really interesting insights and perspectives, complete with stunning photography by Fiona Clark. Representing Trans is due for release on Thursday 12th October 2017.
Comprehensive Frameworks for Medical Care Provision for Sex and Gender Diverse Patients.
Human Rights Commission Resources, Community Law Manual: Discrimination, Human Rights Act (1993), and other useful legal odds and ends.