Upcoming course on relationships and sex for transgender adults

In November 2022, we will be launching a free online course on relationships and sex for transgender adults. Whats in the course The course will cover foundational knowledge, our relationships with ourselves and our bodies, communication, relationships, safer sex, and better sex. It has around 12 hours of content, including videos, workbooks, and articles. It … Continue reading Upcoming course on relationships and sex for transgender adults

Search and Surveillance Act review

Today the Rainbow Support Collective – of which we are a member – made the following submission on the Search and Surveillance Act review. This current consultation is for organisations, but there will be opportunities to make individual submissions later in the year. Rainbow Support Collective submission The Rainbow Support Collective is an alliance of … Continue reading Search and Surveillance Act review

Checklist for initiating gender-affirming hormone treatment

This checklist for initiating gender-affirming hormone treatment aligns with New Zealand and international best practice. Checklist Further support You may wish to discuss further supports, as appropriate, if desired by your patient. However, this is not required to initiate treatment. You can find both clinical and plain language guides to hormone therapy on our website … Continue reading Checklist for initiating gender-affirming hormone treatment

Budget 2022: new developments in transgender health

The government recently announced their latest budget, which includes funding initiatives to improve services for transgender patients.  Transgender healthcare The government has allocated $2.18 million over four years, to improve primary healthcare services for transgender patients. Primary healthcare refers to a broad range of health services provided in communities, such as your regular doctor (General … Continue reading Budget 2022: new developments in transgender health