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fact sheets​

The Counting Ourselves team is committed to ensuring that our data are published not only in peer-reviewed academic journals but also in more accessible fact sheets and webinars.

We thank Te Ngākau Kahukura for their support in partnering with us on these resources.

Young People

This fact sheet explains what Counting Ourselves tells us about listening to and supporting trans and non-binary young people in Aotearoa.

Conversion practices

This fact sheet explains what Counting Ourselves tells us about conversion practices in Aotearoa.


More Than a Law Change

More Than a Law Change was an online conversation about gender identity conversion practices between Counting Ourselves researchers and Te Ngākau Kahukura staff, hosted by Te Ngākau Kahukura on Thursday 4 November 2021.

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These findings are based on the following academic publication:

Veale, J.F., Tan, K.K.H. & Byrne, J.L (2021) Gender identity change efforts faced by trans and non-binary people in New Zealand: Associations with demographics, family rejection, internalized transphobia, and mental health, Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity. Advanced online publication. 

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Trans and non-binary people’s experiences in primary care

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In this online conversation with Te Ngākau Kahukura, Dr Jaimie Veale and Jack Byrne led an evidence-based discussion about improving the accessibility and quality of primary care services for trans and non-binary people. They drew on findings from the first Counting Ourselves survey in 2018 and more in-depth peer reviewed publications based on the survey data. Related resources: