On 2 December, WPATH issued a call for public comment on draft chapters for the Standards of Care for the treatment of transgender and gender diverse people, seeking feedback by 16 December. It includes a chapter on intersex. This is our submission in response.
Author: Morgan Carpenter
Today is Human Rights Day, marking the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. To mark this day, at the end of a big year, we want to thank the people who are working with us to ensure that the human rights of people with innate variations of sex characteristics are respected, protected and fulfilled.
The Australian Medical Association (AMA) yesterday published a Position Statement on LGBTIQA+ Health 2021, affirming the human right to bodily integrity. IHRA welcomes this statement.
In this free webinar on Wednesday 15 December, Arpita Das spoke on ‘Interrogating consent in gender assignment decisions on intersex people in India’.
On 2 December 2021, issue 2 of YOUth&I intersex youth anthology launched. Watch the event, with stories and poetry here.
An introduction to the health and well-being of people with innate variations of sex characteristics, with links to third party resources published by the Australian Human Rights Commission and clinical bodies.
Training As of October 2020, IHRA is collaborating with Intersex Peer Support Australia in delivering standardised training packages as part of the Yellow Tick program. these training packages are delivered online or face-to-face (subject to availability and public health regulations) by experienced people with lived experience: Brief introduction to Intersex people and issues: 120 minutes…
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A free webinar on Intersex Day of Solidarity, recorded live on the evening of Monday 8 November. Steph Lum, Georgia Andrews and Gabrielle Niemeyer talked about
YOUth&I – an intersex youth publication with contributions from around the world.
26 October is Intersex Awareness Day, 2021! Find out more about what’s happening, images and new resources to share, and things you can do to support the work of intersex communities in Australia (and Aotearoa NZ).
Intersex Human Rights Australia and Equality Australia have today welcomed the findings of a landmark report by the Australian Human Rights Commission on protecting the human rights of intersex people in medical settings.
Today is Give Out Day! Your dollar is worth double today, so please consider making a donation to Intersex Human Rights through Give Out.
What does it mean to be intersex? What other terms might people use and why? What does it mean to be intersex inclusive? What human rights actions are currently in progress? Here’s our Intersex Awareness Day webinar, recorded live on 26 October 2021.