Audio

Audio, mostly from conference presentations and radio interviews.

The Silent Tears project

Silent Tears project

OII Australia board member Candice participated in the Silent Tears project this year. The multimedia exhibition by Belinda Mason, with Denise Beckwith, Dieter Knierim and Margherita Coppolino, reveals the lived experience of “20 women with disability who were subjected to violence and women with disability who have acquired disability as a result of violence”. Belinda…
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I am intersex: Georgie Yovanovic’s story

ABC Alice Springs: Georgie's story

We would like to thank Georgie Yovanovic, and ABC journalist Emma Sleath, for this personal interview published by ABC Alice Springs. Georgie is a spokesperson for Sisters and Brothers NT. Most people assume that Georgie Yovanovic is transgender. She identifies as a female, often dresses as a female and displays many of the traits commonly…
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I am intersex: Shon Klose’s story

ABC Alice Springs, interview with Shon Klose

We would like to thank Shon Klose, and ABC journalist Emma Sleath, for this personal interview published by ABC Alice Springs. Shon is the diversity spokesperson for Sisters and Brothers NT. There are a lot of people out there who are experiencing trauma and mental health issues because of the way they’ve been treated in…
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Andrew Solomon on growing up different

Radio National: Sydney Writers' Festival authors explore the definition of normality

Andrew Solomon A.M. Homes and Robert Hoges spoke recently at Sydney Writers’ Festival on growing up different from parents – something he terms “horizontal identity”, in contrast with (for example) ethnic heritage, and typically religion and nationality which are “vertical identities”, shared between family members. Radio National presented extracts of this talk on Monday 2…
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Katrina Karkazis and Rebecca Jordan-Young on Olympic sex testing

Katrina Karkazis and Rebecca Jordan-Young talk in an important Stanford School of Medicine podcast on the testing of female athletes to identify – and compel treatment of – those with intersex traits: Olympic athletes potentially face new sex verification policies following the controversial investigation of South African runner Caster Semenya, who was tested repeatedly to…
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Joy 94.9 ‘Take Care on Air’ interview with Morgan on intersex intersectionalities with LGBTI

Morgan Carpenter, board member of OII Australia, was recently interviewed by JOY 94.9 radio program Take Care {on} Air on the subject of intersex intersectionalities with other aspects of LGBTQI. The podcast MP3 audio file has become available to download and listen to.  Downoad the interview MP3 direct Read a 10 minute conference presentation on intersex intersectionalities with LGBTI

Simon Rice of the ACT LRAC: intersex “compromised physical sexual identity”

ABC Radio National

ABC Radio National’s The Law Report broadcasted a program of direct relevance to intersex people in Australia and overseas this morning. In a feature entitled Better recognition for transgender people under the law on 8 November 2011 the program utilised pathologizing language and concepts. Damien Carrick presented; guests were Steven Penglis (Freehills Solicitors in Perth), Peter…
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Gina Wilson speaks on FBi Radio’s All the Best

OII Australia is often asked to take part in radio programs and other media projects. OII Australia’s Gina Wilson was recently interviewed by FBi Radio’s All the Best program about being intersex. We are always grateful to help non-intersex people understand what intersex is, how we live and what problems we may face and we…
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