Media releases (page 1 of 7)

Inters

The last census, and the next

We warmly welcome publication by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) of analysis of responses to ‘non-binary sex’ in the 2021 census. The report shows a need for reform ahead of the next census.

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Challenging bad practice in pathology

In late 2020, the Royal College of Pathologists of Australia published a profoundly problematic statement on pathology for transgender and intersex persons. It should not have been published in its current form, and it should be withdrawn.

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The ACT moves forward with protective legislation

We congratulate the ACT government for moving ahead with public consultation legislation to protect the human rights of people with innate variations of sex characteristics in medical settings.

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Call for action by the new government

IHRA is pleased to share our call for action by the new government. It includes calls for action to promote legislative reform, resource peer support and advocacy, reform medical codes and provide redress.

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Intersex people and the federal election 2022

What do the main political parties have to say about people with intersex variations and our needs and circumstances during this federal election campaign? Watch the election forum, read the transcript, and read our briefing and election survey responses.

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Statement on 10 News Reporting on Intersex Women in Sport

At the heart of violence against the intersex community are people who feel they get to police and fix other people’s bodies. Caster Semenya, born a woman, raised a woman, who has demonstrated nothing but hard-earned excellence in her field is harmed by irresponsible reporting. Sporting codes that are intended to accommodate transgender women in…
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