Symbols

Articles about intersex-related symbols and icons. For an introduction to these issues, see our page on the intersex flag

Phall-O-Meter

The “Phall-O-Meter”

The Phall-O-Meter is a satirical representation of the way that clinicians have historically determined whether visibly intersex children should be assigned female (and subjected to feminising surgeries) or assigned male (and subjected to masculinising surgeries).

circle flag on a flagpole

An intersex flag

We have struggled with symbols used to denote intersex people, so Morgan created one that is free for the world to use.

OII Australia logotype

Our logo

We have been asked to explain why our logo looks the way it does and to justify apparently controversial design choices like setting it in lower case instead of upper case.