Organisations and Support
RY is a charity that supports queer and gender diverse youth in Aotearoa.
A national organisation that works to make Aotearoa a safer place for all young people of minority sexualities, sexes and genders to live and be in.
Q-Youth is a Nelson based community organisation that provides support, information, advocacy and education for LGBTI young people and their whānau.
Sexual orientation and gender identity can be a tricky subject to understand but there are heaps of awesome resources out there to build your understanding!
A confidential free LGBTIQ+ affirming support line and face-to-face counselling service.
ITANZ is a New Zealand registered charitable trust and provides information, education and training for organisations and professionals who provide services to intersex people and their families.
Tiwhanawhana is a kapa haka, support and advocacy group for takatāpui, their whānau and friends. Tiwhanawhana is based in Wellington.
The I’m Local Project aims to help queer & gender diverse youth all over Aotearoa to feel valued, recognised and supported in their local communities.
Rainbow Youth and Youthlaw have collaborated to produce a website that aims to provide legal info about the rights of rainbow rangatahi.
By leveraging the power of storytelling and social media, we are committed to providing an inclusive space that gives a voice to the unheard members of LGBTQ+ communities across all New Zealand secondary schools.
Netsafe is open seven days a week to give you free and confidential help with issues around online bullying, harassment or abuse.
Dealing with who you are and who you like, not that easy?
A Q&A website where two young queer people respond to questions dealing with everything under the sun about sexual orientation and gender identity.
An organisation that assists trans, intersex and takatāpui people in having choices about their lives, their bodies, and in getting the things they need.
Agender NZ is a support and lobby organization for Transgender people including their families, friends and co workers.
An incorporated society providing support for transgender people, their friends and family.
T-FFED is a collective of trans/gender diverse folk and allies who believe eating disorders in marginalized communities are social justice issues.
Resources and Info
A Q&A website where two young queer people respond to questions dealing with everything under the sun - gender.
A Q&A website where two young queer people respond to questions dealing with everything under the sun - identity and intersectionality.
Gender identity is about who you are, whether you’re a girl, boy, man, woman, transgender man, transgender woman; a gender queer, gender-fluid, agender, non-binary person; you identify with another label, or none at all.
Breaking through the binary: Gender explained using continuums.
The report based on the Out Loud Aotearoa project run by Rainbow YOUTH and #wearebeneficiaries.
The 2006 Inquiry into Discrimination Experienced by Transgender People
Powerful, personal stories of sharing one's true identity with the world.
These moving, personal talks share stories of love and commitment in the LGBTQ community.
This collection showcases Aotearoa Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender screen production. The journey to Shortland Street civil unions, rainbows in Parliament and the Big Gay Out is one of pride, but also one of secrets, shame and discrimination.
Out on the Shelves
Speak Out Radio
An online reading resource connecting rainbow young people with the stories that represent them.
InsideOUT runs a radio show, Speak Out – with Wellington Access Radio on 106.1FM, playing live on Wednesday 6pm every fortnight.