Domestic and family violence

marriage and relationships

Marriage and people with intersex variations

This submission to a Senate inquiry on an exposure draft marriage bill discusses the role of medical interventions in preparing intersex bodies for marriage, as well as issues accessing marriage. It analyses the implications of marriage laws in Australia before marriage equality.

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Morgan Carpenter: Diversity & power in mental health services, addressing structural violence

Morgan Carpenter spoke at The Mental Health Services Conference in Perth this August, as part of an intersectional symposium entitled Diversity & power in mental health services, Addressing structural violence. The conference is the largest and longest running multidisciplinary mental health conference in Australasia: TheMHS Conference attracts over 1000 mental health clinicians, managers, consumers, carers/families,…
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National LGBTIQ Domestic and Family Violence conference

Morgan Carpenter spoke on intersex wellbeing and health issues at the national LGBTIQ Domestic and Family Violence conference in Sydney last week. The issues of family and domestic violence raised at the conference are issues for intersex people too, even though they do not include nonconsensual medical intervention on infants and children, which is arguably…
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OII Australia founding president, Gina Wilson

Ninth day of intersex: Domestic violence

On the Ninth Day of Intersex we draw your attention to domestic violence and how that affects intersex lives. What is intersex? Intersex people are people who, as individuals, have congenital genetic, hormonal and physical features that may be thought to be typical of both male and female at once. That is, we may be…
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Submission: OII Australia’s response to NSW Discussion Paper on Domestic & Family Violence

OII Australia has responded to the NSW state government Office for Women’s discussion paper on NSW Domestic and Family Violence Strategic Framework. 16 March, 2009 Violence Prevention Coordinator Unit Office for Women’s Policy Department of Premier and Cabinet GPO Box 5341 Sydney NSW 2001 Dear Manager, Organisation Intersex International’s response to the NSW discussion paper…
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