The Pae Ora (Healthy Futures) Bill submissions close tonight at 11.59pm, 9 December 2021. There is still time to make a submission, even if it’s as simple as saying “Please name transgender people as a priority group. We don’t want to be lumped into ‘rainbow’, we want our unique disparities addressed and our unique needs … Continue reading Submission on the Pae Ora (Healthy Futures) Bill
Connection to communities is one of the strongest protective factors for transgender people. While trans people (32%) are less likely than the general population (44%) to identify as having a religion or spirituality, almost a third of trans people have religious or spiritual beliefs, and may belong or have belonged to a faith-based community. For … Continue reading Transgender experiences of faith-based community
Nau mai, haraemai ki te Well being and te moana: a snorkel event for trans youth in Te Upoko o Te Ika a Māui – Taputeranga Marine Reserve Wellington, Feb 2022. Join Gender Minorities Aotearoa and Mountains to Sea Wellington for an opportunity to connect, find calm, feel good, and have a heap of fun! … Continue reading Well being and te moana: a snorkel event for trans youth
Are you passionate about LGBTQIA+ communities and violence prevention? Do you have lived experience or skills that you’d like to contribute to our communities? The Rainbow Violence Prevention Network is in search of a Coordinator to support us to collectively identify and work towards strategies for violence prevention in rainbow, transgender, and intersex communities across … Continue reading Work with us – seeking rainbow violence prevention network coordinator
Depo-testosterone (testosterone cipionate) unavailable until September 2022 Due to Covid-19 disruptions, Pfizer, the company that makes the Depo-Testosterone injection, will be unable to supply Depo-Testosterone to New Zealand from late October 2021 until September 2022. This means that Depo-Testosterone will be unavailable in New Zealand during this time. Alternatives There are alternatives to the Depo-Testosterone … Continue reading Depo-testosterone unavailable
Written submissions are now being processed on the Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill, and the Inquiry into Supplementary Order Paper 59 on the Births Deaths Marriage Relationships Registration Bill (“BDMRR”). Oral submissions are also being heard on both Bills, by the Justice Committee, and the Governance and Administration Committee, respectively. Our main work on these … Continue reading First submissions promising
Submission on the Inquiry into Supplementary Order Paper 59 on the Births Deaths Marriage Relationships Registration Bill We support the intent of this Bill, as amended by Supplementary Order Paper 59. This SOP reflects the preferred option outlined in the Regulatory Impact Statement and its assessment of mana motuhake / Self- determination of sex. However, … Continue reading Our BDMRR submission
We now have free transgender facial hair removal in Whangārei, with Gender Diverse Whangārei.
We also have two more collaborations in different regions on the way, so follow our blog in the search menu to stay tuned! Continue reading Free transgender facial hair removal in Whangārei
Information on starting hormone therapy as a transgender patient in Aotearoa NZ. Continue reading Starting on Hormones – what is actually required?
Check out some key activities we did in 2020 below, or see our 2020 Annual Report for all the juicy details. Our Core priority areas for 2020 1. Wrap around support.2. Healthcare.3. Housing.4. Identity Documents.5. Connectedness. Despite the global pandemic, we had a very successful year across all five of these areas. Continue reading 2020-2021 Annual Report