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Darlington 2 retreat participants

Affirm 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.

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Peer and family support

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.

Newtown Festival

Newtown Festival

We have a joint OII Australia/AISSGA stall in the Newtown Festival again this year. Come and pop by to say hello – it will also be Intersex Day of Solidarity. It’s a high profile spot, in the same location as in 2014 – stall 136, highlighted in the red circle in the image below. Last…
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Social and community

Together with the AISSGA, we started regular monthly social events in Sydney in December 2014. From September we’re going to change the day and venue. We plan on meeting on the second Sunday afternoon of each month, with venues including friendly cafes, bars and picnics. Anyone with an intersex variation is welcome, as are parents…
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AISSGA annual conference

The Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome Support Group Australia is holding its annual conference in Brisbane on 8-9 August this year. Here’s the open invitation by AISSGA president Bonnie Hart: The AISSGA is a peer-based, not-for-profit support group for people with an intersex variation or who have someone who is intersex in their family.  2015 National…
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Intersex community socials flyer with OII Australia and AISSGA logos

Open community social events in Sydney, second Tuesday of each month

Open community social events for people with intersex variations will start in Sydney on 9 December 2014, in partnership with the AIS Support Group Australia. Anyone with an intersex variation is welcome, as are parents and families of children and adults with intersex variations. You don’t need to be a member of either organisation to come along.

Morgan, Candice, Moo and Sandra at the Newtown Festival, 2014

Newtown Festival, 2014

Folks who follow our social media accounts will know that a group of people from OII Australia and the AIS Support Group Australia participated through a stall in the 2014 Newtown Festival recently…

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Community consultation forum for parents, Victoria Department of Health

Victoria Department of Health is holding a consultation forum for parents of children with intersex variations. There’s no reason why parents of intersex adults (particularly young adults) shouldn’t attend the consultation – your perspective and hindsight may even be helpful. From the Department: Based on feedback from community support organisations and other stakeholders, the Victorian…
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Community consultation forum, Victoria Department of Health

The Victoria Department of Health is holding a community consultation forum for intersex people/people with intersex variations, on Wednesday 19 February. The event will be held at Drummond Street Services, 195 Drummond Street, Carlton, between 6pm and 8pm. All intersex people are welcome to attend and participate. The event will consider priority health issues, service…
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We welcome new members, as individuals and organisations interested in supporting systemic advocacy and policy work in Australia and internationally.