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.
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Please join us for this free webinar on Wednesday 15 December. Arpita Das will speak on ‘Interrogating consent in gender assignment decisions on intersex people in India’.
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.
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.
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 Human Rights Australia and Equality Australia have today welcomed the findings of a landmark report by the Australian Human Rights Commission on protecting the human rights of intersex people in medical settings.
Today is Give Out Day! Your dollar is worth double today, so please consider making a donation to Intersex Human Rights through Give Out.
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.
IHRA has made a submission to the Law Reform Commission of Western Australia in response to a discussion paper on reform of the State’s Equal Opportunity Act.
A growing number of States has called on the UN Human Rights Council to urgently protect intersex persons in their autonomy and right to health. These 51* States from all regions of the world also highlighted the “need for concrete measures to combat harmful practices, violence and discrimination”
In a free webinar on Monday 27 September 2021, Dr Agli Zavros-Orr described how curricula can productively and constructively educate about intersex in ways that are inclusive of the intersex human rights movement, and a diversity of lived experiences and identities.
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.