Our initial submission to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee inquiry into the involuntary or coerced sterilisation of people with disabilities in Australia, now also including the sterilisation and sexual health of intersex people.
Public submissions (page 6 of 7)
Public submissions to governments, institutions and other bodies.
OII Australia warmly welcomes the report of the Senate Inquiry on the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill, and in particular the conclusions regarding protection for intersex people. We strongly encourage the Attorney General to oversee the passing of the bill, as amended, by June 2013.
Gina Wilson and Morgan Carpenter had the honour of speaking to the Senate’s Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee regarding intersex provisions in the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill.
Our response to a recent submission by the Chief Justice of the Family Court on protection from discrimination.
Our submission to the Senate Inquiry on the Exposure Draft of the proposed Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill, recommending inclusion of intersex people via ‘intersex status’ or ‘sex characteristics’ attributes, and not ‘gender identity’.
OII Australia notes the publication of the Australian Capital Territory’s report Beyond the Binary today, but unfortunately has to oppose many of the proposals.
OII Australia, together with OII Aotearoa/NZ, today released a submission to the American Psychiatric Association regarding the draft Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition.
Testimony on marriage equality by Gina Wilson (OII Australia) contrasts with testimony by Chris Meney for the Catholic Life, Marriage and Family Centre.
Our submission to the 2012 Senate inquiry on marriage equality.
We invite comment on our draft submission to the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) 7th Standards of Care, and the APA’s draft Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5th edition.
Our submission on the National Human Rights Action Plan, Consultation Version.
Our submission on the proposed Commonwealth consolidation of Anti-Discrimination legislation.