Are you part of the 9.4% of transgender people who are autistic? What did you wish you’d known when you were first working things out? What goes into a resource booklet for Autistic Transgender People? Help us at Gender Minorities Aotearoa to decide.
In some regions of Aotearoa, health pathways are being developed by cross sector working groups - these may include District Health Boards, Endocrinology, General Practitioners, Mental Health, Student Health, Youth Services, Specialist Services, Transgender Takataapui and Intersex Community Leaders, and other experts.
Research reports that are based in Aotearoa New Zealand or are relevant to us here.
Employment and Working while transgender takataapui or intersex
Booklets, videos, links, and other general info for yourself, whanau, friends, and community.
Takataapui is used more specifically for Maori genders, such as: - taahine - similar to mixed gender, sometimes non-binary, or transgender not-otherwise-specified - whakawahine - similar to trans woman - tangata ira tane - similar to trans man Takataapui is often used as a gender of it's self - Maori transgender not-otherwise-specified. Some also use takataapui to refer to non-Maori who are transgender and intersex.
Transgender social event and op shop working bee. We will be working on the op shop venue, mostly cleaning, pricing and hanging up clothes, and other finishing touches. Come along and meet some lovely people, share some kai, and join us in getting Aunty Dana’s Op Shop up and running! Your support is welcome and appreciated.
The Sex and Gender Diverse Health Outcomes Working Group is a group of people who bring their expertise in working across the healthcare sector and community organisations. We are working together to create better health outcomes for sex and gender diverse people in the Wellington region, with a focus on youth well-being.
Come along and meet some lovely people, share some kai, and join us in getting Aunty Dana’s Op Shop up and running! Your support is welcome and appreciated.
We are putting together a new resource about relationships; for takataapui, intersex, and trans people and their partners. It's the first of it's kind in Aotearoa, and you are invited to contribute.