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Intersexion returns: 24 February (Syd), 17 March (Mel)

Intersexion returns for a screening at Dendy Newtown as part of the Mardi Gras Film Festival on Sunday 24 February at 5pm, and a first screening in Melbourne at the ACMI Studio as part of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival on Sunday 17 March at 12pm. The two previous public screenings in Sydney have both…
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Intersexion movie flyer

“Intersexion” Sydney screening and Q&A with Mani Mitchell

Intersexion screened at the Red Rattler Theatre last Tuesday to a capacity crowd. We’d like to extend our thanks to our screening partners, the venue, and the amazing Mani Mitchell for the ability to show the movie, and for the Q&A session afterwards.

Come celebrate Intersex Day of Remembrance at Court House Hotel in Newtown, Sydney, 6pm, Tuesday November 8th 2011

Come celebrate Intersex Day of Remembrance at Court House Hotel in Newtown, Sydney, 6pm, Tuesday November 8th 2011

Members of OII Australia and our family, friends and supporters are gathering at the Court House Hotel in the inner city Sydney suburb of Newtown Tuesday evening – November 8th, Intersex Day of Remembrance and the anniversary of Adélaïde Herculine Barbin’s birthday – at 6pm. Come join us! The Court House is located at 202 Australia Street,…
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Phoebe Hart’s “Orchids: My Intersex Adventure” comes to Sydney

Phoebe Hart’s “Orchids: My Intersex Adventure” comes to Sydney

BRISBANE documentary-maker Phoebe Hart’s long-awaited film Orchids: My Intersex Adventure will show in Sydney on Wednesday 23rd February 2011 at 7pm at the Dendy cinema in Newtown. Orchids is being shown as part of the 2011 New Mardi Gras Film Festival, Sydney’s premier event for film-goers wishing to see features and documentaries made on LGBTQI-related…
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Sydney Morning Herald on the recognition of non-specific gender

Sydney Morning Herald on the recognition of non-specific gender

The Sydney Morning Herald yesterday carried a story by Steve Dow on Norrie’s campaign for “legal recognition as a person of no specified sex”. Born male and transitioned to female, before choosing a middle path, the article presents Norrie’s personal journey. OII Australia believes that anyone should be able to choose a “not specified” sex…
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Sydney Morning Herald: “Sexless in the city: a gender revolution”

Sydney Morning Herald: “Sexless in the city: a gender revolution”

Trans person Norrie is in the news: A spokeswoman for the Attorney-General’s department confirmed it was the first such certificate to state non-specified gender, and that even intersex children have their sex determined within weeks of birth. A Catholic ethicist, Nicholas Tonti-Filippini from the John Paul II Institute, said birth certificates should also record no…
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