Making A Submission On The Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Bill

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Thank you for supporting the movement to ensure everyone has the right to self-identify their gender in Aotearoa. The justice select committee is accepting submissions until the 14th of September. This means we have very little time to get our submissions in on a very important matter. The select committee is crucial to creating an… Continue reading Making A Submission On The Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Bill

Everyone Has The Right to Self-Identify Their Gender

Image of one hand grasping at another hand reaching up from below, implying solidarity and mutual aid, set against a blue background with Pacific art patterns. Art commissioned from Huriana Kopeke-Te Aho

Everyone has the right to self-identify their gender, not just people born here. Organise Aotearoa and Tāmaki Makaurau Anarchists call on the government to amend the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Bill to be inclusive of overseas-born people residing or seeking residence in New Zealand, regardless of a person's race, ethnicity, migration status, or… Continue reading Everyone Has The Right to Self-Identify Their Gender

Making A Submission On The Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill

Thank you for supporting the movement to end conversion practices in Aotearoa. The justice select committee is accepting submissions till the 8th of September. This means we have very little time to get our submissions in on a very important matter. The select committee is crucial to creating an effective law.  STEPS  To make a… Continue reading Making A Submission On The Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill

Really Ending Conversion Practices Requires a Non-carceral Approach

Ending conversion practices in Aotearoa and the harm they cause requires legislative and executive policy solutions that empower and support victims and their communities, not criminalisation. Organise Aotearoa and Tāmaki Makaurau Anarchists call for the Government to co-create social policies with communities to genuinely end conversion practices and to remove criminalisation provisions from the Conversion… Continue reading Really Ending Conversion Practices Requires a Non-carceral Approach