Health

Gender Affirmation policy introduced for staff and students

Gender Affirmation policy introduced for staff and students

Unitec Gender Affirmation Policy first of its kind among tertiary providers in recognition of both staff and students who undertake a gender affirmation process while they are working or studying. The policy aims to support people as they go through the social and medical processes needed to match their gender identity, and covers such elements […]

NZ ahead of the pack in funding revolutionary HIV-prevention drug PrEP

NZ ahead of the pack in funding revolutionary HIV-prevention drug PrEP

The New Zealand AIDS Foundation applauds PHARMAC’s decision to become one of the first countries in the world to publicly fund the HIV-prevention drug Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) – meaning those at high risk of HIV have another way to protect themselves. From 1 March 2018, Gilead Sciences’ drug Truvada will be available to eligible patients […]

Gender Minorities Aotearoa

Gender Minorities Aotearoa

Gender Minorities Aotearoa is a cross cultural, transgender led organisation. They assist transgender, intersex and takataapui people in having choices about their lives and their bodies, and in getting the things they need to live their lives. We can assist you to: Change your identity documents Find a trans-friendly doctor Get surgery information Get on […]

HIV Positive Man Wins Mr Gay New Zealand

HIV Positive Man Wins Mr Gay New Zealand

An Auckland man that is living with HIV and devotes his life to HIV advocacy and community awareness has won the 2017 Mr. Gay New Zealand title. Charlie Tredway won the competition after the ten finalists were put through an extensive array of activities to find out who will represent the country at the Mr. […]

Let’s Accentuate the Positive

Let’s Accentuate the Positive

“According to Stuff, the government and some members of the Labour Party aren’t keen on supporting a proposed policy for publicly funded access to hormone replacement therapy and gender reassignment surgery – because they don’t think it is an important enough issue for New Zealanders. Mary Haddock-Staniland says she disagrees with this response for one […]


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