Events (page 1 of 14)

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.

Parliament: an icon showing an outline of the Australian Parliament

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.

Federal election forum flyer

Federal election forum: 5 May 2022

Join Patricia Karvelas and representatives from the Coalition, Labor and the Greens for a discussion of the issues that matter to LGBTQ people and people with intersex variations this election. 5 May 2022 at 6:30pm AEST.

International Women's Day, 2022: photos of IHRA and IPSA board members Dr Anita Jacombs, Michelle McGrath, Alice de Jonge, and Agli Zavros-Orr

International Women’s Day, 2022

Women in our community comment for International Women’s Day on 8 March 2022. A theme of this year’s event is ending bias, and working towards a world that is diverse, equitable and inclusive, free from bias, stereotypes and discrimination.

Join the workshop!

Intersex ideas workshops for Sydney World Pride

In early 2023, Sydney will hold a human rights conference as part of Sydney World Pride. Come along to one of these two workshops on 16/17 February (date depends on timezone) and let us know how the event can reflect and respond to the interests and needs of people with intersex variations.

A heart and two hands

Human Rights Day 2021

Today is Human Rights Day, marking the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. To mark this day, at the end of a big year, we want to thank the people who are working with us to ensure that the human rights of people with innate variations of sex characteristics are respected, protected and fulfilled.

Detail from the cover of YOUth&I issue 2

YOUth&I issue 2 launch

On 2 December 2021, issue 2 of YOUth&I intersex youth anthology launched. Watch the event, with stories and poetry here.

Gaby, Georgia and Steph

Webinar: YOUth&I, stories by intersex youth

A free webinar on Intersex Day of Solidarity, recorded live on the evening of Monday 8 November. Steph Lum, Georgia Andrews and Gabrielle Niemeyer talked about
YOUth&I – an intersex youth publication with contributions from around the world.

Noah: "I would have stopped them from doing the surgeries... I can't change what was done to me. But I can change what is done to other people"

Intersex Awareness Day, 2021

26 October is Intersex Awareness Day, 2021! Find out more about what’s happening, images and new resources to share, and things you can do to support the work of intersex communities in Australia (and Aotearoa NZ).