Transgender Awareness Week 2018

Frequently Asked Questions

For Parents

Helpful tools and resources for parents, Whānau and family.

The Genderbread Person

Breaking a complicated concept into bite-sized, digestible pieces. So, you can better understand gender, or help explain it to someone else.

Rodney Doctors

A listing of LGBTQ+ friendly doctors in the Rodney Area

Outline NZ

Confidential, LGBTIQ+ affirming free info line and face-to-face counselling.

Auckland Sexual Health Services

To get access to blockers and hormones, surgical referrals and info to share with your GP, your point of contact is ASHS.
*Ignore that they don't mention anything about it on their website and just look for your closest clinic.

PHARMAC Listed Pharmaceuticals for HRT in New Zealand

This document lists all of the currently available pharmaceuticals for use in Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) in New Zealand as well as their manufacturer cost before GST. (The medicines are all funded though so usually you will only have to pay your $5 prescription charge).

FYI: Official Information Act Requests

Everyone in New Zealand has the right to access information held by public bodies. By law, they have to respond. These are OIA requests made by Amanda Ashley from Rodney Area Rainbow LGBTQ+

Gender Minorities Aotearoa

Gender Minorities Aotearoa is a cross cultural and 100% trans led national organisation. We assist Takataapui, Transgender, and Tntersex people in having choices about their lives and their bodies, and in getting the things they need for well-being.

Making Schools Safer for Trans and Gender Diverse Students

Making Schools Safer for Trans and Gender Diverse Youth is a new resource from InsideOUT, aimed at providing tools and information to schools to create safer and more inclusive environments for their trans and gender diverse students.

Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is one of those things that you will eventually think about. And trust us, just go straight to it. Avoid the depilitory creams and waxing.

Hibiscus Coast Youth Centre

The Youth Centre was established to provide a friendly, safe environment with structured recreational facilities for children of all ages. Their mission is to empower, strengthen youth and their families by providing comprehensive youth development through education, physically challenging activities, employment and training advocacy and other support services.

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