I am a combination of male and female. That is the way that nature made me. And there’s nothing wrong with that. OII Australia and AISSGA board member Tony Briffa appeared in a segment on intersex, trans and gender diverse people tonight on ABC’s 7.30 current affairs programme and a matching news article. Tony did… Read more →
Mika Venhola is a Deputy Chief of the Oulu University Hospital Department of Pediatrics and Adolescence. We included a partial transcript of this interview in one of our submissions to the Australian Senate Inquiry on involuntary or coerced sterilisation.
BeyondBlue, the national initiative on depression has launched a new LGBTI campaign, with a series of excellent videos from members of LGBTI communities. Gina Wilson, president of OII Australia, is one of those people. Read more →
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.
Maxx Ginnane’s documentary on Caster Semanya aired on SBS Australia this evening, and is still available on demand for 15 days. The documentary tracks the difficult time leading up to a decision by the IAAF on whether she could run again after she was suspended once her sex was called into question. It’s an excellent… Read more →
Chris Somers xxy, Vice President of OII Australia, features in this video segment from Orchids: My Intersex Adventure, via a nice piece by Anna North on Buzzfeed via the Huffington Post. Hart was diagnosed with androgen insensitivity syndrome — in which the body is chromosomally male but doesn’t respond to testosterone… In the film, she… Read more →
Advocates for Informed Choice Founder and Executive Director Anne Tamar-Mattis discusses the legal, medical and survival challenges that intersex refugees encounter in their cross-border searches for safe haven.
Long awaited documentary about the experiences of a number of intersex people around the world, Intersexion, was made for New Zealand television broadcaster TV One by Grant Lahood with the assistance of Wellington-resident intersex activist and counsellor Mani Bruce Mitchell.