This course is designed to increase your knowledge of issues affecting transgender people in Aotearoa, and to build your confidence in speaking about these issues and supporting transgender people. Continue reading Supporting Transgender People: Online Course
Gender Minorities Aotearoa is offering a free online course, designed to increase your knowledge of historic and contemporary issues regarding feminism and transgender people, and to improve your transgender inclusive intersectional feminist praxis. Continue reading Transgender Perspectives on Feminism: Online Course
Victoria University of Wellington Women’s Collective is holding a free event for Women’s Week, and GMA will be giving a 60 minute lecture “Trans Perspectives on Feminism”. Nau mai haere mai, everyone is welcome. Continue reading Trans Perspectives on Feminism @VUWWC
In our “Be an Ally 101” we discuss how common trans people are, what their lives are like, how to support a trans person you know, how to support trans rights, and where to find out more. Article, video, and booklet format. Continue reading Be An Ally 101
Sometimes our relationships have dynamics which are unhealthy, harmful, or even abusive. This article talks about signs that something may not be working, identifying unhealthy dynamics in a relationship, and dealing with common scenarios for trans people. It touches on working through some issues, or leaving a relationship which may be difficult or dangerous to leave. Continue reading Signs of an Unhealthy Relationship Dynamic
One of the most important things in a relationship is having your own autonomy – or getting to make decisions for yourself. If both or all partners get to be in charge of their own lives, then you have a great foundation for making room for each other and growing together. When one person controls another person, it’s easy for the relationship to become abusive. Continue reading It’s Your Choice: Personal Autonomy in a Relationship
Respect looks different to each person, and the things that feel respectful to one person may feel disrespectful to another. Use these tips to start a conversation about respect. Continue reading Dating a Trans Person 101: Respect
A common question which many trans women ask, is what their estrogen levels should ideally be. They have often asked for a higher dose from their prescribing doctor, and been told no, there are too many risks, and that their current level is within the normal ranges. The maximum pmol/L cited by doctors is often 200 or 250. However, this is against best practise. Continue reading Safe Estrogen Levels
Showing at Penthouse Cinema 22 Nov 2020, the film ”Ambisexuality: Seeing More Colour in the Rainbow” was advertised to include a panel discussion by GMA National Coordinator Ahi Wi-Hongi, Dame Catherine Healy DNZM, Georgina Beyer MNZM, and director James Watson. Gender Minorities Aotearoa explains it’s position on the concepts the film discusses, and why Ahi … Continue reading Ambisexuals or Chasers?
Transphobia consists of three main parts: Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Discrimination. Any one of these parts on their own can be transphobia. Learn more here. Continue reading What is Transphobia?