In a world that often dismisses and shames people with diverse gender identities and sexualities, takatāpui take a stand to say we are proud to be Māori. We are proud to be part of both our Māori and Rainbow whānau and we celebrate what is unique and amazing about our lives and our culture. […]
These are the results and strategic recommendations from a consultation process that the Ministry of Social Development commissioned from Ara Taiohi and the LGBTIQ youth sector in 2014-2015. LGBTIQ release Ministry of Youth- Development (Click to open PDF)
Youth’12: Fact Sheet about Transgender Young People (Click to open) This fact sheet presents selected findings on the health and wellbeing of secondary school students who identified as transgender. It is based on the Youth’12 health and wellbeing survey of 8,500 New Zealand secondary school students undertaken in 2012.
Same or Both-Sex Attracted & Transgender Infographics (Click to open either) These two infographics show us the numbers that young LGBTIQ people face, both the challenges and the positives. Created for Ara Taiohi http://www.arataiohi.org.nz by Sam Orchard http://www.thesamorchard.com
Rainbow Youth have collaborated with Curative, Core Education, and the University of Auckland to produce a new free resource for teachers, youth workers, social workers, nurses, guidance counsellors and more! For more http://insideout.ry.org.nz
Welcome to Miscellaneous’s second guest blog post by Brent @ OUTLineNZ OUTLine has developed as a professionally run, clinically robust, volunteer driven service to LGBTIQ people and their families through Aotearoa. Over 40 years ago, a small group in Auckland fielded calls as best they could. We stuck at it, and […]
Working therapeutically with LGBTI clients: a practice wisdom resource This is one of my favourites. I’ve found it to be a really helpful tool in my workshops about how to create safe spaces for LGBTI-etc people, especially in the context of support work and engaging with someone holistically. In fact I think it’s […]