Groundbreaking report on trans and non-binary people’s health released

The Counting Ourselves research team has just released its ground-breaking report showing that trans and non-binary people in Aotearoa New Zealand experience alarmingly high levels of psychological distress, suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts. They also face high levels of discrimination and violence, as well as significant barriers when trying to access health services. Counting Ourselves…

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Scholarships open for Trans Health Symposium

The Organising Committee for the Aotearoa NZ Trans Health Symposium has been fundraising for scholarships for trans and non-binary people who want to attend the 4 May Symposium in Hamilton. At the moment they have enough funding for 2 full scholarships and some partial scholarships. THESE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE FOR PEOPLE WHO: * are trans or…

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1 month to go – time to dig deep!

The Counting Ourselves survey closes in exactly 1 month – on 30 September. In the 10 weeks the survey has been live, we have already received over 900 submitted surveys. We are really excited that they come from almost all parts of Aotearoa, and from very diverse parts of our communities.  Lots of young people (aged…

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What a great first week

Thank you so much to the 156 people who completed the survey in our first 8 days. That is such a wonderful start! We know that there are also people who have started the survey who have not completed it yet. As long as you have ‘cookies’ enabled in your browser, you have 4 weeks from…

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