NZ Sex and Gender Statistical Standard Submissions

In a historic moment, Statistics NZ announced their plans to count all people in NZ, regardless of gender, in the next census.  A separate but related document, the NZ Statistical Standard for Sex and Gender, is currently under review, and Statistics NZ has called for public submissions on their proposed changes to the statistical standard, … Continue reading NZ Sex and Gender Statistical Standard Submissions

UN Special Rapporteur on Housing

Gender Minorities Aotearoa met with the UN Spacial Rapporteur who is currently conducting an independent report on Housing in New Zealand.

Anti-Trans Conference at Odds with Massey University’s Rainbow Policy

An anti-trans conference has been booked at Massey University, in direct conflict with their Rainbow policy.

Landmark Trans Health Report Shows Widespread Disparity

Counting Ourselves transgender health research found elevated stigma, discrimination, violence against trans people.

Accurate Birth Certificates: BDMRR 101

All about the BDMRR Bill and changing gender markers on birth certificates

Transgender Health Care Now: Wellington Pride Parade

March 10th 2018, takataapui, transgender, and intersex people and supporters walked, danced, and rode along in the Wellington International Pride Parade with a clear message: transgender health care now!

In Our Own Words: NZ’s first gender minority inclusive report on sexual violence

The groundbreaking report on experiences of sexual violence amongst tertiary students from Thursdays in Black Aotearoa is out.

The report, 'In Our Own Words', is the first fully gender minority inclusive research report on sexual violence in this country.