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. Continue reading Active Listening: a Communication Resource
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. Continue reading Irawhiti Takatāpui: Transgender Rainbow Māori
March is PRIDE month in the Wellington region, and our friend Mindy, age 14, is #GoingCoastal on a 160km walk from Castlepoint to Kāpiti to raise funds for GMA. Continue reading Going Coastal: trans teen Mindy raises funds for GMA
Where Do You Sleep at Night? Transgender Experiences of Housing Instability and Homelessness 2020 – GMA Housing Report [Wellington] Continue reading Where Do You Sleep at Night? Transgender Experiences of Housing Instability and Homelessness 2020
The SGDWG is holding it’s second annual community event, with a panel discussion/panel presentations explaining what services are now available and how you can access them, as well as plans for the near future. Continue reading SGDWG Community Hui – Wellington
Our beautiful new calendars for 2021 are in stock from November 20. Pre-orders are welcome and will be posted on Nov 21st. Continue reading 2021 Calendars Out Now!
Save the date! Thursday November 12th (time TBC) at Lighthouse Cinema Continue reading Rams: GMA Trans Awareness Week Film
Binders Keepers! Poetry, music, and a good time, on today – Oct 10th 2020, 1pm – 6pm, Entry by donation – help us raise $ for binders! Continue reading Binders Keepers! Fundraising Gig
The report makes 31 recommendations for resolving the six disparities in human rights for people with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or sex characteristics.
Continue reading Human Rights Commission Releases PRISM Report
Social welfare for young trans people in Wellington, Kapiti, and Hutt during C-19. Continue reading Wellington, Hutt, Kapiti Youth