Events (page 11 of 13)

Events on, or including, issues relevant to intersex people. Includes Intersex Awareness Day, conferences, research studies, community consultation and forums. Browse speeches made by IHRA directors, with transcript, video or audio content.

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Intersex Awareness Day, 2012

Intersex people are people who have physical differences of sex anatomy other than brain sex alone. Our anatomical differences might include genetic, hormonal or genital differences or differences in our reproductive parts. The first Intersex Awareness Day (IAD) came about when the American intersex group named Hermaphrodites with Attitude (HWA) teamed up with American Trans…
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“Intersexion” Sydney screening and Q&A with Mani Mitchell

Intersexion screened at the Red Rattler Theatre last Tuesday to a capacity crowd. We’d like to extend our thanks to our screening partners, the venue, and the amazing Mani Mitchell for the ability to show the movie, and for the Q&A session afterwards.

Intersex and trans roundtable meeting on health

Gina Wilson and Morgan Carpenter from OII Australia participated in the National LGBTI Health Alliance‘s first intersex and trans roundtable at the offices of the Australian Human Rights Commission on 18 and 19 June. Other intersex participants were Sandra, president of the AIS Support Group Australia, and Andrew, representing a Tasmanian group. From the Press…
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Marriage Equality Rally at ALP National Conference, Sydney, 3rd December 2011

OII Australia members were inside the ALP National Conference at Darling Harbour and were supporting the marriage equality rally outside the conference venue on Saturday December 3 2011. Intersex Australians lost the clear right to marriage when the Howard Liberal federal government amended the Marriage Act 1961, changing the definition of marriage as between two…
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An Australian intersex world first: intersex inclusion throughout Labor federal governing party policy platform reforms

OII Australia ally Rainbow Labor has welcomed changes in the Australian Labor Party policy platform that further support the LGBTI community and especially intersex people. As a result, Australia leads internationally in being intersex-inclusive.  Summary of changes to the ALP platform: Commitment under Labor Values to health care and specific health care needs of GLBTI Australians (140A)…
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Intersex Day of Remembrance tomorrow, Tuesday 8 November

The 8th November is Intersex Day of Remembrance and Herculine Barbin’s birthday. OII Australia and Organisation Intersex International would like to invite others to join us each year by commemorating November 8 as Intersex Day of Remembrance. All human rights organizations, feminist allies, academics and gender specialists, as well as other groups and individuals interested…
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Come celebrate Intersex Day of Remembrance at Court House Hotel in Newtown, Sydney, 6pm, Tuesday November 8th 2011

Members of OII Australia and our family, friends and supporters are gathering at the Court House Hotel in the inner city Sydney suburb of Newtown Tuesday evening – November 8th, Intersex Day of Remembrance and the anniversary of Adélaïde Herculine Barbin’s birthday – at 6pm. Come join us! The Court House is located at 202 Australia Street,…
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First ever international intersex forum agrees common platform

The world’s first International Intersex Organising Forum took place in Brussels between 3-5 September 2011. The historic event brought together 24 activists representing 17 intersex organisations from all continents and agreed a common platform.