Intersex Awareness Day events around Australia

Intersex Awareness Day events will take place across multiple capital cities in Australia this year.


AISSGA event

AISSGA film and music
Intersexy films, talks and music at a fundraising event on 26 October for the AIS Support Group Australia, including a screening of ‘Orchids: My Intersex Adventure’, and music.

QPS event

Queensland public service employees’ event
Intersex advocates in Queensland are holding an event on 26 October for staff of public services on Intersex Awareness Day.

Brisbane's Story Bridge lit for Intersex Awareness Day

Brisbane’s Story Bridge lit for Intersex Awareness Day, 2017. Photo: Alex David.

Lighting of the Story and Victoria Bridges
On the night of 25 October, the Story Bridge and Victoria Bridge in Brisbane will be lit purple and yellow to celebrate the eve of Intersex Awareness Day.


Canberra event

Intersex is not Invisible!
On Intersex Awareness Day, 26 October, Cody Smith (A Gender Agenda) and Steph Lum (OII Australia) will speak at an event at Canberra Museum and Gallery Theatrette.

Parliament event

Australian Parliamentary Friendship Group breakfast
OII Australia and the AIS Support Group Australia are holding a breakfast and panel at Australia’s federal Parliament House in Canberra on 19 October.


ANZ Bank Pride Network movie night
Screening of Orchids: My Intersex Adventure, and Q&A with Phoebe Hart, film director.
Date and time: Thursday 26th October from 5:30pm
Location: Charles Goode Auditorium, 833 Collins Street, Melbourne

Department of Premier and Cabinet
In addition, an in-house session is being held for the Department of Premier and Cabinet.


UTS talk

Lunchtime talk at UTS
On Intersex Awareness Day, UTS will be hosting a lunchtime talk by Morgan Carpenter of OII Australia/Intersex Day: “progress or prevarication”.

More information

To find out more about events around the world, visit the Intersex Day site.