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?