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
Gender Minorities Aotearoa met with the UN Spacial Rapporteur who is currently conducting an independent report on Housing in New Zealand. Continue reading UN Special Rapporteur on Housing
An anti-trans conference has been booked at Massey University, in direct conflict with their Rainbow policy. Continue reading Anti-Trans Conference at Odds with Massey University’s Rainbow Policy
Counting Ourselves transgender health research found elevated stigma, discrimination, violence against trans people. Continue reading Landmark Trans Health Report Shows Widespread Disparity
Buy our beautiful ”We Belong” transgender flag bunting and show your support for trans and intersex people. Continue reading Show Your Support With Transgnder Flag Bunting
All about the BDMRR Bill and changing gender markers on birth certificates Continue reading Accurate Birth Certificates: BDMRR 101 Primer
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! Continue reading Transgender Health Care Now: Wellington Pride Parade
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. Continue reading In Our Own Words: NZ’s first gender minority inclusive report on sexual violence
An information paper on common transmisogynist tropes in films and the misrepesentation of transgender women. Continue reading [Mis]Representation of Transgender Women in Films
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?