Events (page 14 of 15)

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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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.

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Rally for marriage equality rally in Sydney, 13 August

We have published some photographs from last Saturday’s rally for marriage equality in Sydney. Members of OII Australia often choose to attend these events because intersex people do not have the equal right to marriage in Australia under the amendments to the Marriage Act 1961. Although we did not contribute a speech on the lack…
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Intersex and homophobia: a statement on IDAHOT

On the occasion of IDAHO – International Day Against Homophobia, it is pertinent to remember why intersex is a part of the LGBTIQ alliance. Intersex individuals generally have a sexual orientation, however it is more likely to be perceived as heterosexual than same sex. We also have a gender identity, however that generally appears to…
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Phoebe Hart’s “Orchids: My Intersex Adventure” comes to Sydney

BRISBANE documentary-maker Phoebe Hart’s long-awaited film Orchids: My Intersex Adventure will show in Sydney on Wednesday 23rd February 2011 at 7pm at the Dendy cinema in Newtown. Orchids is being shown as part of the 2011 New Mardi Gras Film Festival, Sydney’s premier event for film-goers wishing to see features and documentaries made on LGBTQI-related…
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Intersex Solidarity Day today, 8 November

Today is Intersex Solidarity Day 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 Solidarity Day. All human rights organizations, feminist allies, academics and gender specialists, as well as other groups and individuals interested in intersex human rights,…
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OII Australia Joins National LGBT Health Alliance

We are pleased to announce that we have joined the National LGBT Health Alliance. I’m very pleased to confirm that your application for Full Membership of the National LGBT Health Alliance has been approved by the Board of Directors. The National LGBT Health Alliance is a member-based organisation, providing a framework for members to work…
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