Trans people: facts & information

How can schools support trans students and their families? What name and pronoun should be put on a trans student’s school documentation? What uniform or dress code applies to trans students? If trans students want to play sport which team should they play for?

These are just some of the questions answered in Supporting trans students, one of the FAQs in the Commission’s new set of fact sheets Trans people facts & information. These focus on common human rights issues faced by whakawāhine, tangata ira tane, fa’afafine, fakaleiti, akava’ine, trans, gender queer and other gender diverse and gender questioning people.

Trans People facts & information introduction and contents (PDF 335kb)

A. FAQ: Supporting trans students (PDF 890Kb)

B.  FAQ: Transitioning at school (PDF 425Kb)

C. LINKS: Some trans groups and networks (PDF 425Kbs)

D. LINKS: Trans youth (PDF 230Kb)

E. LINKS: Some trans-inclusive groups and networks (PDF 235Kb)

F. RESOURCES: Trans people and employment (PDF 666Kb)

G. RESOURCES: Health (PDF 411Kb)

H. Trans People Fact Sheet H: Resources: Terminology (PDF 616Kb)

I.Trans People Fact Sheet I: Resources: Trans children, youth and their families (PDF 430Kb)

J. WORKSHOP: Trans 101 (PDF 1Mb)

K. WORKSHOP: Young and Trans (PDF 1Mb)

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