New Zealand pro-wrestler, Leilani Tominiko aka Candy Lee has won the first Women’s Armageddon Cup despite the fact she was born a male. The 23-year-old is the first transgender pro-wrestler in New Zealand. She admits there has been some criticism of her fighting in the female competitions.
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InsideOUT releases new resource to help youth
National Youth Charity InsideOUT has released a new resource promoting the legal rights of young members of LGBTQIA community.
Dispute over Corrections $10, 000 OIA request bill
Prison advocacy group No Pride in Prisons is disputing a OIA request fee by Corrections of nearly $10,000. Spokesperson Emilie Rākete says their request to release reports into human rights abuse in New Zealand prisons is of public interest and should be met by the department.
Transgender icon Carmen Rupe remembered in National Portrait Gallery
Carmen Rupe – The Final Portrait painted by New Zealand Contemporary Artist Te Mete, has been unveiled and gifted to the people of Wellington by MP Louisa Wall.
Transgender musical "People Like Us" set to push boundaries
Two Ngāpuhi actors will be making history by starring in a transgender musical. It's a play that pushes the gender boundaries, with a few giggles. Lead actor Luke Bird says it's the first show of its kind in country.
MP Wall says more light needs to be shed on transgender issues
An open hearing on engaging boys and men in sexual and reproductive health and rights initiatives was held in Wellington and concerns faced by transgenders also came to the fore.
Native Affairs- Hidden A-Gender
Transgender and Transsexual inmates say they are being put at risk when jailed alongside male inmates.