Thank you to 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.
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Various media reports on intersex issues.
Thank you to 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.
Claudia Astorino in The Guardian: “Intersex people exist, and we’re fighting for our basic human rights. Stop treating us as props and oddities”.
Nils Muižnieks, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights has just issued a powerful statement on the rights of intersex people. It acknowledges a history of surgeries without consent, and our rights to self-determination and physical integrity. It acknowledges a need for greater public awareness, and better support for parents, families and intersex children:…
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Rachel Cook in MCV/Gay News Network interviews Tony Briffa in a great extended review of Tony’s life and work, published today.
OII Australia president Morgan Carpenter has been kindly published by the Star Observer with an introduction to intersex, and an explanation of health, human rights and identity issues.
ABC’s The Drum OII Australia president, Morgan Carpenter, has been published this morning by the national broadcaster at The Drum opinion and analysis site. We welcome recognition that sex is more than just male or female – and some of us need it – but we don’t want a third classification to be named “intersex”….
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Morgan has an opinion piece on the ABC’s opinion pages, The Drum, this afternoon: “We must put an end to normalising surgery” on intersex infants and children.
Gay News Network has kindly published an opinion piece by OII Australia president Morgan Carpenter: While it may not be foremost in the minds of many gay men, the clitoris is the only part of any human body that’s purely designed for pleasure. But is too much of a good thing a bad thing? Research…
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Morgan, OII Australia president, is quoted in this Deutsche Welle article by Natalie Muller about Germany’s problematic and mandatory new third option on birth certificates for some intersex infants.
On 18 June 2013, The Guardian newspaper kindly published an article by OII Australia president Morgan Carpenter on recent progress for intersex people in Australia.
This opinion piece on birth certificates was published overnight in Der Spiegel on 22 August. It’s a collaboration between Silvan Agius of ILGA Europe, Morgan Carpenter (OII Australia) and Dan Ghattas (OII Germany).