Marriage and relationships

Marriage and relationships issues.

Letter to Australian Senate Marriage Equality Amendment Bill Committee

Parliament

Marriage Equality Amendment Bill Committee Dear Senators, OII Australia is the regional arm of Organisation Intersex International, the largest intersex organisation in the world with representatives on every continent and communicating in at least twelve languages. OII Australia supports the submissions of the Australian Coalition for Equality, Equal Love, the Tasmanian Gay & Lesbian Rights…
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Submission to the Federal Marriage Equality Amendment Bill Committee

Parliament

Marriage Equality Amendment Bill Committee Dear Senators, OII Australia is the regional arm of Organisation Intersex International, the largest intersex organisation in the world with representatives on every continent and communicating in at least twelve languages. OII Australia supports the submissions of the Australian Coalition for Equality, Equal Love, the Tasmanian Gay & Lesbian Rights…
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Photographs, National Day of Action for Marriage Equality, Sydney

OII Australia’s media person attended the National Day of Action for Marriage Equality aka National Day of Action for Same-Sex Marriage at the Sydney Town Hall on Saturday, and the illegal marriage ceremony at Darling Harbour afterwards. We look forward to full and equal inclusion of intersex people in future such efforts for social and…
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National Day of Action for Same-Sex Marriage

National Day of Action for Same-Sex Marriage

The reality of being intersex puts a spin on the National Day of Action for Same-Sex Marriage. After all, although most intersex people are male or female, some are both and some are neither, so how do the latter two fit groups of people into the idea of same-sex marriage, we ask? Consider this. If…
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Inquiry into the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2009

Inquiry into the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2009

The right to marry is a right intersex people are seeking just as much as others in the LGBTI community. Although most intersex people live as men or women, some do not. Although most intersex people are heterosexual, some are not. OII Australia therefore welcomes and supports Senator Sarah Hanson-Young’s Marriage Equality Amendment Bill which…
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Inner City Legal Centre launches Safe Relationships Project

ICLC Intersex Safe Relationships Project brochure

In another Australian world first for intersex people, Sydney’s Inner City Legal Centre (ICLC) has announced the launch on Wednesday 1st July of their Safe Relationships Project. The launch invitation states: The Safe Relationships Project (SRP) is an initiative of the Inner City Legal Centre (ICLC). The aim of the SRP is to provide a…
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Submission: OII Australia’s response to NSW Discussion Paper on Domestic & Family Violence

Submission: OII Australia’s response to NSW Discussion Paper on Domestic & Family Violence

OII Australia has responded to the NSW state government Office for Women’s discussion paper on NSW Domestic and Family Violence Strategic Framework. 16 March, 2009 Violence Prevention Coordinator Unit Office for Women’s Policy Department of Premier and Cabinet GPO Box 5341 Sydney NSW 2001 Dear Manager, Organisation Intersex International’s response to the NSW discussion paper…
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