Intersex Human Rights Australia begins a regular webinar series with this free webinar at 6pm AEST on 30 June 2021 by Aileen Kennedy: How do judges make decisions about the nature of sex and gender?
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We have a vacancy for a Senior Projects Officer. This is a senior role which requires the successful applicant to demonstrate experience in writing and communication, public speaking, systematic advocacy, and community development. The application deadline is 25 June.
In January, IHRA made a submission to the ACT government in response to its discussion paper on prohibiting deferrable medical interventions on intersex people. Our submission was written by Morgan Carpenter and endorsed by Intersex Peer Support Australia and the Intersex Trust of Aotearoa New Zealand. Drafting gave us with an opportunity to identify and set out a shared vision for law reform.
We thank Tony Briffa for her work as she steps down from a staff role, and we welcome new board members Dr Anita Jacombs, Olympia Balopitos and Paul Byrne-Moroney.
Thanks to Simone-Lisa for this important story on parenting in Kidspot. Simone-Lisa is the Tasmanian rep and parent rep for Intersex Peer Support Australia.
The stigmatisation of intersex people runs deep, and crops up in all sorts of ways that indicate how it is just taken for granted as normal and acceptable behaviour. We need your help to end it.
This interdisciplinary intersex studies conference takes place entirely online on 21-22 April. Watch for a keynote by Morgan Carpenter and presentations from our region by Bonnie Hart, Rogena Sterling, and others.
Thanks to Mikayla Cahill and Georgia Andrews, and reporter Zoe Madden-Smith, for this video and news story on experiences of medicine and disclosure, by Re News in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Robert Wilson and Simone-Lisa Anderson, and a representative of the AMA, talk with April McLennan at ABC Tasmania.
I’m a WA representative for Intersex Peer Support Australia (IPSA), a national intersex-led charity that provides peer support to people with intersex variations and our families. In my role, I get to meet many other people with intersex variations and parents.
This Health in Difference conference, look out for contributions by Morgan Carpenter, Bonnie Hart and a keynote by Tony Briffa.
IHRA has made a formal submission on a One Nation education bill to a committee of the NSW Parliament chaired by the One Nation MP who authored the bill. Our submission was coauthored by Morgan Carpenter and Dr Agli Zavros-Orr.