Data collection (page 2 of 3)

For an introduction to data collection issues, see our page on including intersex in forms and our page on researching intersex populations

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Joint submission on recognition of non-binary gender in federal sex/gender guidelines

OII Australia recently joined with the National LGBTI Health Alliance, A Gender Agenda, Transformative and Transgender Victoria to agree a joint submission to the federal Attorney General’s Department on non-binary recognition in the federal sex and gender recognition guidelines. It recommends that “X” be redefined as “non-binary”.

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Survey of intersex Australians commences!

Folks at the University of New England, OII Australia, the AISSGA, and the National LGBTI Health Alliance have collaborated to create a detailed initial study of the circumstances, histories and needs of people born with atypical sex characteristics. The project has a joint reference group with community involvement. We’re sure that there imperfections, but we’re…
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Making your service intersex friendly

OII Australia is delighted to announce “Making your service intersex-friendly“, a short guide to making services intersex-inclusive. We hope that it will help organisations and businesses across Australia to better understand intersex and people with intersex variations, and better respond to community needs…

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What is intersex?

A briefing on working, Australian and international definitions of intersex.

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Third sex, redux

After fielding a few phone calls it is clear that many people can’t grasp our position in opposing the creation of a third sex while supporting X sex descriptors on birth certificates and passports.

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“Sex and Gender Diverse” discussion paper on terminology

This paper was updated in September 2013, with a new final “impact” section that reflects the discontinuation of “SGD” and “DSG” terminology by the National LGBTI Health Alliance and many other organisations. We recommend browsing the Videos, Audio and Personal Stories sections of this website to gain familiarity with the diversity of intersex identities, genders,…
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Intersex for allies

How can you act as an ally to intersex people? This page contains introductory information and video resources.

Intersex in surveys and forms

Forms and data collection

Guidance on including people born with variations of sex characteristics in forms and other forms of data collection.