On 26 October 1996, Morgan Holmes and Max Beck, were turned away from an opportunity to speak at a paediatrics conference in Boston. They had hoped to speak to address the ways they had been treated – the ways their bodies had been changed, before they were able to personally consent – as people with…
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Ten years ago today, on 25 October 2013, a Senate Committee published a report on the ‘Involuntary or coerced sterilisation of intersex people in Australia’. This was the first parliamentary inquiry into intersex health anywhere in the world, and we celebrate it for this!
Coming up on the 29th and 30th of October. We are pleased to support two workshops with friend of IHRA Dr Gávi Ansara! As part of our program of events between Intersex Awareness Day and Intersex Day of Solidarity, this unique one off pair of workshops should not be missed. Intersex-centred sex therapy and relationship…
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We are pleased to announce our Intersex Awareness Day webinar for 2023! Get your tickets by donation here. InterLink is a specialty intersex health and wellbeing service for people with innate variations of sex characteristics of any age and parents/caregivers of kids with intersex variations. InterLink offers free, short-term one-on-one counselling and group programs to clients anywhere…
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Today we day celebrate intersex people across the world and engage in challenging conversations about our human rights.
For Intersex Awareness Day this year we’re marking the fifth anniversary of the Darlington Statement, written, ratified, and published in March 2017 during the first Darlington Retreat. This webinar will bring together some of the voices instrumental to the Statement.
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.
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.
On 27 October, the University of Sydney hosted a panel to mark Intersex Awareness Day featuring Higher Education staff and students with intersex variations. Speakers were Morgan Carpenter, Dr Agli Zavros-Orr and Gabriel Filpi. The event was moderated by Jack Crane.
This Intersex Awareness Day, and in collaboration with community partners, we are delighted to launch new resources and programs to help ensure active allyship, affirmative healthcare and accountable practices. We also have recommendations for videos and other resources to share. We’ll update this page during the day.
Saturday 26 October is Intersex Awareness Day 2019, and we’ve got events, posters, videos, memes and more for you to share. We’ll update this page regularly in the lead up to the day itself. #iad2019