Stuff: Transgender Pasifika Women Tells Her Story

Stuff: Transgender Pasifika Women Tells Her Story

Torranice Campel of South Auckland, an Oranga Tamariki social worker, provides support to young transgender women and is a proud advocate of the LGBTQ+ community. She tells Stuff reporter Marlene Singh her story of when she was six-year-old boy that she was not born in the right body. “At school, I was fascinated by this […]

Christchurch Pride – Inclusion of Sex on Site Venue

Christchurch Pride – Inclusion of Sex on Site Venue

Christchurch Pride have confirmed that some people find the inclusion of a sex on site venue during pride week as an issue. They have put a post on facebook to explain this inclusion which has prompted some interesting discussion on the issues of sexuality and gender. Their post is below and the comments on it […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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