HRT referral flowchart guidelines Sex and Gender Diverse People Referral Process for DHB Endocrinology Services: Information for GP/Primary Care Referrers Continue reading Referral to endocrinology services in Wellington
Gender Minorities Aotearoa is working in partnership with Gloria Fraser, in developing and carrying out research into mental health support for sex and gender minorities and wider rainbow people in Aotearoa Continue reading Seeking Mental Health Services Research Participants
The Gender Centre will be opening this spring at 128 Abel Smith Street Wellington, but we are starting up some regular social events sooner.
We would like to hear your ideas, and are looking for volunteers to help make it happen! Continue reading The Gender Centre: Social Events
An information paper on common transmisogynist tropes in films and the misrepesentation of transgender women. Continue reading [Mis]Representation of Transgender Women in Films
How to raise funds for Gender Minorities Aotearoa and support us to support takataapui, transgender, and intersex people Continue reading Fundraising for Gender Minorities Aotearoa
Aotearoa’s healthcare system was created with cisgender people’s interests in mind, who are the majority of the population.
Transgender (trans) people experience enormous barriers to healthcare, including constant challenge and denial of their identity, of who they are and what they need. (Human Rights Commission., 2012). An essay on trans healthcare and the medical system Continue reading Is New Zealand’s Healthcare System Prejudiced Against Trans people?
How to access the Special High Cost Treatment Pool for Public Funding aka ‘Get on the List for Surgery’ Continue reading GRS: Special High Cost Treatment Pool
The security officer monitoring the machine asked me if I had anything in my pockets. I felt like crying. I knew had nothing in my pockets. I know how my body is seen as abnormal and wrong. I knew exactly what was happening. 2016 TDOV Press Release. Continue reading Security Systems, Visibility, and Safety
The Gender Centre – widespread need for information and support with things like whanau relationships, changing identity documents, using the healthcare system, employment and housing issues, issues around partner and sexual violence, and accessing other services.
Pink Shirt Day Press Release. Continue reading Pink Shirt Day – Transgender Community Drop in Opens
The takeaway message is that visibility alone is not enough. Let’s continue to be at the forefront of human rights – 2016 TDOV press release Continue reading International Transgender Day of Visibility 2016