Intersex Human Rights Australia is keen to receive expressions of interest in becoming a member of our board. Applications need to be received no later than 15 December 2020. Applications will be reviewed by the Executive Directors and presented to a Board Meeting for consideration in early 2021.
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Community pages and content.
Finding community is one of the best things that any person with an intersex variation can do. Thankfully, our communities exist online as much as they do face-to-face. Find out more about our regular Zoom catch-up sessions and maintain contact during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Join the intersex studies mailing list on this page Already a member? access the group here We announce a new interdisciplinary intersex studies email list. In recent years, intersex studies has begun to develop as an interdisciplinary field, with conferences at the University of Surrey (2016), University of Bologna (2018), University of Lincoln (2019), and…
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We’re holding a family day on the afternoon of Sunday 17 November from 1-4 PM at Altona Homestead in Melbourne. This is a free event for intersex people and our families, including parents of children with intersex variations. Come along!
Intersex Human Rights Australia and Intersex Peer Support Australia invite you to support the work of our organisations and realise the vision of the Darlington Statement.
Youth project YOUth & I will launch its publication on Monday 28 October, 5.30-6.30pm at Smith’s Alternative in Civic, Canberra. “Entry is free! Books will be available in print for a small fee and available for free download online after this date.”
The World Health Organization has officially launched the 11th version of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11). Intersex activists and experts, as well as allies from different academic fields, engaged with the process around ICD-11, producing submissions to WHO on general and particular diagnostic language, as well as organizing and/or attending meetings with WHO staff…
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In May 2018, Dr Michael Noble passed away. IHRA lost one of our longstanding members, and Australia lost one of our first wave of intersex activists. We remember him and his works.
On Intersex Awareness Day, a consortium of intersex-led and allied organisations will proudly announce the recipient of the first annual Darlington intersex ally award, the Darling. It will be presented to an organisation, institution or individual that demonstrates a commitment to action on intersex human rights beyond affirming the Darlington Statement.
Following the second Australian-Aotearoa/NZ intersex advocacy retreat, we invite you and your organisations to affirm the Darlington Statement in support of intersex human rights.
Peer support is available for people with intersex variations (also known as ‘differences of sex development’) and our families and carers. Find out how to access support here.
We announce publication of a joint consensus statement, the “Darlington Statement”, by Australian and Aotearoa/New Zealand intersex organisations and independent advocates, in March 2017. It sets out common priorities and calls to action by the intersex human rights movement in our countries.