Supporting Rainbow People in Aotearoa is a Rainbow resource for mental health professionals created through collaboration between InsideOUT, RainbowYOUTH, Gender Minorities Aotearoa, Youth Wellbeing Study and Gloria Fraser, a researcher at Victoria University of Wellington.
Watch our webinar to hear more about why and how this resource was developed and how it is being used to shift professional mental health practice in Aotearoa.
- Supporting Rainbow People in Aotearoa – A Rainbow resource for mental health professionals
- Takatāpui.nz – For Māori who identify with diverse sexes, genders and sexualities
- RainbowYouth – Works with queer, gender diverse, takatāpui & intersex youth, their friends, whānau and wider communities in order to ensure that New Zealand is a place where all young people can thrive. Heaps of great resources and useful links.
- InsideOUT – Has a vision for all rainbow young people in Aotearoa New Zealand to have a sense of safety and belonging in their schools and communities. Provides resources and professional training on rainbow inclusion in schools, workplaces, businesses, government agencies and community organisations.
- Gender Minorities Aotearoa – offers information, advocacy, and wrap around support for transgender people of all ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds. Runs a national database of trans-friendly healthcare providers.
- Prism – New report by the NZ Human Rights Commission – Explores six human rights issues relating to people with a diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and sex characteristics in Aotearoa New Zealand.
- PATHA – Professional Association for Transgender Health Aotearoa – interdisciplinary professional organisation working to promote the health, wellbeing and rights of transgender people.
- Tranzform – Support group and Resources for youth (30 and under) who identify as transgender, fa’afafine, whakawahine, tangata ira tane, intersex, two-spirits, genderqueer, non-gendered, questioning and their allies.
- Rainbow Rights in Aotearoa – Accessible information about the legal rights of rainbow young people in Aotearoa New Zealand.
- Te Ngākau Kahukura – Works to improve the environments around rainbow young people to make sure they are affirming, welcoming and non-discriminatory.
- Relationships and Sexuality Education – A revised Ministry of Education resource which helps to promote student well-being by supporting teaching programmes that increase students’ ability to make well-informed and confident choices about relationships and their own health and safety, and become positive in their own identities. Takes into account shifting societal norms relating to sexuality and gender diversity.