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We welcome new AMA Position Statement

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) yesterday published a Position Statement on LGBTIQA+ Health 2021, affirming the human right to bodily integrity. IHRA welcomes this statement.

Detail from the cover of YOUth&I issue 2

YOUth&I issue 2 launching

We are pleased to announce the launch online of issue 2 of YOUth&I intersex youth anthology. This event will take place on Thursday 2 December 2021 at 6pm AEDT.

Gaby, Georgia and Steph

Webinar: YOUth&I, stories by intersex youth

A free webinar on Intersex Day of Solidarity, recorded live on the evening of Monday 8 November. Steph Lum, Georgia Andrews and Gabrielle Niemeyer talked about
YOUth&I – an intersex youth publication with contributions from around the world.

Noah: "I would have stopped them from doing the surgeries... I can't change what was done to me. But I can change what is done to other people"

Intersex Awareness Day, 2021

26 October is Intersex Awareness Day, 2021! Find out more about what’s happening, images and new resources to share, and things you can do to support the work of intersex communities in Australia (and Aotearoa NZ).

Intersex Awareness Day webinar

Intersex Awareness Day webinar

What does it mean to be intersex? What other terms might people use and why? What does it mean to be intersex inclusive? What human rights actions are currently in progress? Here’s our Intersex Awareness Day webinar, recorded live on 26 October 2021.

"Start the conversation, keep it going", Wear It Purple Day, 2021

Wear It Purple Day statement, 2021

Wear It Purple Day celebrates the diversity of Australian students and their right to dignity and respect at school. We celebrate its values of inclusion, and grass roots efforts to support community education and non-profits. We thought we’d take the opportunity to start a conversation on some of the challenges students with intersex variations may face at school.