Events

Events on, or including, issues relevant to intersex people. Includes Intersex Awareness Day, conferences, research studies, community consultation and forums.

Intersex Solidarity Day, Sunday 8th November, marking the birth of Herculine Barbin

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…
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The Not So Private Lives of some intersex people

The Not So Private Lives of some intersex people

The interim report of the Not So Private Lives survey by Sharon Dane of The University of Queensland has been released in time for consideration in the Senate’s investigation into same sex [sic] marriage. The report concludes that the majority of so-called same sex attracted Australians want the option of marriage, same as every other…
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LGBTI outcomes from ALP National Conference

Media release by Australian Coalition for Equality, Monday 3 August 2009: The ALP National Conference produced steps forward for the LGBTI* community, despite continued opposition to same-sex marriage, gay activists say. Australian Coalition for Equality (ACE) spokesperson, Corey Irlam, labelled the outcomes of the conference “a dark cloud with a silver lining.” “The ALP has…
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Photographs, National Day of Action for Marriage Equality, Sydney

OII Australia’s media person attended the National Day of Action for Marriage Equality aka National Day of Action for Same-Sex Marriage at the Sydney Town Hall on Saturday, and the illegal marriage ceremony at Darling Harbour afterwards. We look forward to full and equal inclusion of intersex people in future such efforts for social and…
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OII Australia Attends ALP National Conference LGBTI Fringe Event

The Australian Labor Party’s National Conference is on at Darling Harbour, with tomorrow – Saturday – being its last day. OII Australia members have been attending and lobbying behind the scenes. Last night we attended the NSW Rainbow Labor event, Labor’s record on LGBTI law reform, which was MCed by Senator Louise Pratt of Western…
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