BDMRR Action 2021: We Need You

Once the BDMRR Bill is released, we need transgender people and supporters to make submissions supporting legal gender recognition provisions that are based on self-determination.

Raw Sugar Social Events: 2021

Nau mai haere mai, our Raw Sugar monthly transgender sober social is back for 2021!

Camping for Beginners: Sport and Recreation Series

Our new resource Camping for Beginners is the first in our new Sport and Recreation series. Camping can be fun and a great way to relax. Check out our tips for beginners here; be prepared, be safe, and have a great time.

Supporting Transgender People: Online Course

Gender Minorities Aotearoa is offering a free online course, Supporting Transgender People. 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. It is a 101 course and suitable for people with any level of knowledge … Continue reading Supporting Transgender People: Online Course

Volunteers Needed in Wellington

We're starting up our monthly socials again soon, and we would love to have more volunteers to help run them!

Be An Ally 101

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.

Autistic Transgender People

While transgender people make up about 1% of the general population, they make up at least 10% of the autistic population. Some studies suggest 13% or higher. Find out more about autistic people's experiences here.

It’s Your Choice: Personal Autonomy in a Relationship

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.

Active Listening: a communication resource

Active listening is a form of therapeutic or empathetic listening, which focuses on understanding the speaker's perspective, and encouraging them to explore their thoughts and emotions.Often active listening is used when supporting someone, building trust, and discussing difficult experiences. It can help the listener focus on what is being said, rather than their thoughts about it.

Irawhiti Takatāpui: Transgender Rainbow Māori

Irawhiti is an umbrella word and an individual identity, which refers to all transgender people; including binary,non-binary, and some intersex people. Takatāpui is an umbrella word and an individual identity, which refers to all rainbow people - including transgender, pansexual, lesbian, queer, gay, bisexual, and some asexual people.