Anti-discrimination

The Timber Communities Australia makes apology to intersex people for anti-Greens, anti-intersex ads

The Timber Communities Australia makes apology to intersex people for anti-Greens, anti-intersex ads

The Timber Communities Australia (TCA) lobby group has apologized to all Australian intersex people for its political advertisements criticizing the Australian Greens’ policies on intersex, via Tasmanian human rights activist Martine Delaney. We wish to point out, to the ABC, that intersex is not transgender. We gratefully thank Ms Delaney for accepting the apology on…
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Inner City Legal Centre rejects fear of intersex people

ICL rejects intersexphobia

ICLC – the Inner City Legal Centre – has made this group self-portrait as their submission for the ThisIsOz.com.au antidiscrimination project. Thank you, ICLC! Here are more details about ThisIsOz.com.au, from the project’s website… From Welcome: This Is Oz is an online photo gallery where people can help fight discrimination against Australia’s gay, lesbian, bisexual…
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Submission to the Australian National Human Rights Consultation

15 June 2009 Organisation Intersex International Australia’s Submission to the National Human Rights Consultation Organisation intersex International (OII) is the world’s largest intersex organisation. It is the only intersex organisation that is made up of, predominantly, intersex individuals with 98% of our membership identifying as intersex. Organisation Intersex International Australia is the Australian arm of…
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Amnesty International and intersex

Amnesty International and intersex

WE support the human rights campaign work that Amnesty International does worldwide, and hope that the organisation takes into account the fact that intersex people worldwide do not have equality or human rights. That includes Australia. It is ironic that Australia’s National Human Rights Consultation can be spoken about as a once-in-a-generation opportunity to ‘tell…
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AHRC “Sex Files” concluding paper released

Australian Human Rights Commission: The Sex Files

The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has released Sex Files: the legal recognition of sex in documents and government records, and this paper is available for download as a PDF or Word .DOC at here. Here are some items in the paper that mention intersex: 13.1 The focus of the sex and gender diversity project…
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