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“Fixed at birth”, paper by Aileen Kennedy

…l and judicial responses to variations of sex development has disappeared. Aileen Kennedy, ‘Fixed at Birth: Medical and Legal Erasures of Intersex Variations’ (2016) 39(2) University of New South Wales Law Journal 813. More information Download from the UNSW Law Journal website UNSW Law Journal OII Australia’s response to the Norrie case: High Court recognises “non-specific” gender identity, implications for intersex people A summary by OII Austra…

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…and conjoint senior lecturer at Macquarie University, New South Wales. Dr Aileen Kennedy – Vice-Chair Articles about Aileen Profile at UNE Aileen Kennedy PhD spent ten years in legal practice and seven years in legal academia prior to commencing at UNE in 2003. Her research is in the area of health law, currently focusing on the law relating to cosmetic surgery, female genital mutilation, voluntary amputation and other non-therapeutic body modifi…

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Webinar: Brain-sex binary and the law

…of-date theory continues to dominate medical attitudes to intersex people. Aileen Kennedy is a board member of Intersex Human Rights Australia and a lecturer in law at the University of New England (UNE). She spent ten years in legal practice and seven years in legal academia prior to commencing at UNE in 2003. Her research is in the area of health law, currently focusing on the law relating to cosmetic surgery, female genital mutilation, voluntar…

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The Family Court case Re: Carla (Medical procedure) [2016] FamCA 7

…this matter is Colin Forrest, who sits in Brisbane, Queensland. References Kennedy, Aileen. 2016. ‘Fixed at Birth: Medical and Legal Erasures of Intersex Variations’. UNSW Law Journal 39 (2): 813–42. Australian Senate, Community Affairs References Committee. Involuntary or coerced sterilisation of intersex people in Australia. Canberra: Community Affairs References Committee; 2013. Family Court of Australia. Re: Carla (Medical procedure) [2016] Fa…

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We celebrate our 10th anniversary

…turning back and people are beginning to listen. Love Intersex, love IHRA. Aileen Kennedy, lecturer in law at UNE and director of IHRA, comments on our role as a centre of expertise, including for academic researchers: IHRA provides robust advocacy on behalf of the intersex community, including contributing to ground-breaking developments like the Darlington Statement, the Senate Committee Inquiry into Sterilisation of Intersex People, and the Aus…

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Intersex Social Sciences: Activism, Human Rights, and Citizenship

…he ‘normalising’ of intersex bodies and ‘othering’ of intersex identities. Aileen Kennedy (UNE and IHRA board member) will speak on the role of the Family Court of Australia. Other speakers from our region include Georgia Andrews (Intersex Youth Aotearoa) and Denise Steers (University of Otago). Speakers at the event come from a wide range of countries across Europe, Oceania, North America, Africa and Asia. More information Conference website Read…

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Intersex studies email list

…os-Orr (education and pedagogy, Federation University, and DiversityWise), Aileen Kennedy (law, University of New England), and Morgan Carpenter (bioethics PhD candidate, University of Sydney). All three are directors of IHRA. The email list uses Google Groups. Join with any email address Your Name (required) Your Email (required) Institution Field of work Your Message Δ Draft guidelines Welcome to this new intersex studies email list! In recent y…

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Submission to the ACT government on prohibiting harmful medical practices

…ably represented by health law expert, law lecturer and IHRA board member Aileen Kennedy. IHRA warmly congratulates the ACT government for this careful and deliberative approach to law reform. More information Download the IHRA submission ACT government papers Discussion paper (December 2020) Listening report (April 2021) Report on the legal workshop (April 2021) More on the ACT government process (in the “Deferrable medical interventions on inte…

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Towards a model bill to eliminate harmful practices affecting sex characteristics in medical settings

…s undertaking. Within IHRA, this work is being led by Morgan Carpenter and Aileen Kennedy. IHRA is grateful for the generous pro bono assistance of Gilbert + Tobin in advising on the legal aspects of the model bill. In this process, we have identified six key issues and questions that help to define the content and focus of a bill: The potential for any reform to have adverse or beneficial impacts on endosex (non-intersex) populations, and unexpec…

Noah: "I would have stopped them from doing the surgeries... I can't change what was done to me. But I can change what is done to other people"

Intersex Awareness Day, 2021

…tention to concerns raised by psychological and psychiatric professionals” Aileen Kennedy, IHRA board member has said to UNE: We’ve seen how destructive intersex surgery decisions can be in families when the child does reach an age of consent, leaving parents feeling guilty and children resentful. The AHRC’s consideration of the processes, health and legal implications has highlighted the importance of parents being better informed and hearing fro…

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Bodily integrity

…la — (2017) 31 AJFL 118’. Australian Journal of Family Law 31 (2): 118–33. Kennedy, Aileen. 2016. ‘Fixed at Birth: Medical and Legal Erasures of Intersex Variations’. UNSW Law Journal 39 (2): 813–42. Lee, Peter A., Anna Nordenström, Christopher P. Houk, S. Faisal Ahmed, Richard Auchus, Arlene Baratz, Katharine Baratz Dalke, et al. 2016. ‘Global Disorders of Sex Development Update since 2006: Perceptions, Approach and Care’. Hormone Research in Pae…

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Joint statement to the Congregation for Catholic Education

…n Rights Australia Angel Lewis Esmeralda van Rossum Lucie Veith Kylie Bond Aileen Watson Colleen McCartney Kendal Little Wolf Aglaia Papadima David Joshua Edwards Luna Milou Nielsen Sukhoverkova Vika Magda Rakita, www.interplciowosc.org Margot Niels van der Spijk Petra Ybeles Smit, Ubbergen Netherlands Christopher Aidan Sprouls Jennie Kermode, Scottish Intersex Forum Benjamin Lucet, Chiesa Valdese Dr Agli Zavros Orr, Academic maria gisela viera Mi…