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.
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… Read more →
New Zealand intersex activist Mani Bruce Mitchell attended the National LGBT Health Alliance conference Health in Difference, Doing Diversity in Sydney from 29th April to 1st May. Health in Difference, Doing Diversity is the seventh such conference and it is the first to include intersex. Members of OII Australia attended and OII Australia president Gina… Read more →
OII Australia was invited to attend the Wear It With Pride launch on the Opera House forecourt recently. Wear It With Pride celebrates the changing of 85 pieces of legislation that previously discriminated against same sex couples. The Federal Attorney General introduced these changes following the same sex enquiry conducted by the Australian Human Rights… Read more →
On behalf of Organization Intersex International Australia… I am here today to support marriage equality. Let me tell you how that seems from an intersex perspective. Intersex people are people who are born with physical differences of sex, differences that challenge the notion of what it is to be male or female, man or woman…. Read more →
The Hon. Diana Bryant, Chief Justice, Family Court of Australia, gave the Costello Lecture, on Thursday 23 July 2009, talking about medical treatment on children. 2009 COSTELLO LECTURE Thursday 23 July 2009 IT’S MY BODY, ISN’T IT? CHILDREN, MEDICAL TREATMENT AND HUMAN RIGHTS Diana Bryant, Chief Justice, Family Court of Australia Introduction I am pleased… Read more →
Friends, I am here today to support marriage equality. Let me tell you how that seems from an intersex perspective. First, a quick explanation of intersex. Intersex people are individuals who do not fit common perceptions of maleness and femaleness. Intersex people are individuals who have genetic, hormonal, congenital and other differences that might be… Read more →
Sunday 8th November 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… Read more →
An email from Andrology Australia has been circulating, asking for men with Klinefelter Syndrome to take part in the study. We have emailed the above address asking if other people with XXY are also to be included in this study.
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