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OII Australia tenders resignation from marriage equality campaigner CAAH

It is with great regret that we tender the resignation of OII Australia from CAAH – Community Action Against Homophobia. For some years now OII Australia, represented by our president, Gina Wilson, has participated in CAAH’s Campaign for Marriage Equality meetings and actions. We welcomed the opportunity to raise intersex experiences of homophobia and contribute to…
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World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) pathologizes intersex people in its Standards of Care, version 7

Re: The World Professional Association for Transgender Health: Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender, and Gender Nonconforming People, 7th version, In an act of breathtaking hypocrisy the World Professional Association of Transgender Health (WPATH) has released pathologizing guidelines for the treatment of intersex children and adults who reject their birth assignments. WPATH…
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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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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 thanks Gilbert + Tobin

OII Australia wishes to extend its sincere thanks and appreciation to law firm Gilbert + Tobin for their invaluable help in establishing Organisation Intersex International in Australia.