Creative Workshops at Out in the City

Gender Minorities Aotearoa is holding some absolutely amazing creative workshops will at Out in the City; Micheal Fowler Centre, 111 Wakefield street Wellington, Saturday March 27th. These include a Zine making workshop at 11.30am and Pause Blur Grass Witch at 1.30pm. It's free to attend these workshops but you are welcome to give a donation. We're looking forward to seeing you!

It’s Your Choice: Personal Autonomy in a Relationship

One of the most important things in a relationship is having your own autonomy - or getting to make decisions for yourself. If both or all partners get to be in charge of their own lives, then you have a great foundation for making room for each other and growing together. When one person controls another person, it’s easy for the relationship to become abusive.

Dating a Trans Person 101: Respect

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.

Active Listening: a communication resource

Active listening is a form of therapeutic or empathetic listening, which focuses on understanding the speaker's perspective, and encouraging them to explore their thoughts and emotions.Often active listening is used when supporting someone, building trust, and discussing difficult experiences. It can help the listener focus on what is being said, rather than their thoughts about it.

Consent: Sex and Sexuality for Trans People

Great practical advice on consent, hookups and one night stands, dealing with trauma, and discussing triggers. From our new series 'Sex and Sexuality for Trans People'.

Human Rights Commission Releases PRISM Report

The report makes 31 recommendations for resolving the six disparities in human rights for people with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or sex characteristics.

Trans and intersex communities call for law change and release of Working Group’s Report

Trans, intersex and rainbow community organisations strongly encourage all political parties to take these issues seriously this election and demonstrate how their policies and actions will meet the human rights obligations set out in the Human Rights Commission’s Prism report.

Letter to ‘International’ Pride Parade

Below is the letter from The Affiliation, sent to the 'international' pride parade committee 24/02/2020 24th February 2020Wellington Rainbow Affiliation Towards Hope ('The Affiliation') Dear Wellington International Pride Parade Committee,The Affiliation affirms that we welcome an open and honest public consultation process. We do not believe that closed door meetings are appropriate, as these concerns are … Continue reading Letter to ‘International’ Pride Parade

Pride – Our Party

Join us for Our Party and celebrate Pride with Ivy Bar and Cabaret, Wellington Rainbow Affiliation Towards Hope (The Affiliation), and Gender Minorities Aotearoa!

Wellington Rainbow Alliance Challenges WIPP to Consult Community

Wellington Rainbow Affiliation Towards Hope, an alliance of LGBTQI+ organisations, groups, and small business owners in Wellington, has this week penned a letter calling rainbow people in Wellington to stand together to ensure Wellington International Pride Parade (WIPP) engages in meaningful community consultation.