Health and medical ethics (page 1 of 16)

For an introduction to these issues, see our page on bodily integrity

Aileen Kennedy

Webinar: Brain-sex binary and the law

Aileen Kennedy speaks in this webinar on how judges make decisions about the nature of sex and gender. This is the first in a regular webinar series and was recorded on 30 June 2021.

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My Body/My Choice: Make space to talk about intersex human rights

I’m a WA representative for Intersex Peer Support Australia (IPSA), a national intersex-led charity that provides peer support to people with intersex variations and our families. In my role, I get to meet many other people with intersex variations and parents.

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Healthcare pathways

These health and wellbeing resources work together to visually map established healthcare needs and highlight potential gaps in services.

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Clinical guidelines

Are clinical guidelines enough to eliminate human rights violations against intersex people in medical settings? Reviewing the evidence, we believe they are inadequate, and their prerequisites do not exist.

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Intersex people and COVID-19

All populations that suffer health inequalities are disproportionately affected by COVID-19, and people with intersex variations are no exception.