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Intersex Awareness Day 2019

Marking Intersex Awareness Day

…published worldwide to mark Intersex Awareness Day. Videos and animations Steph Lum gave a short TED-style talk at Women Deliver 2019 earlier this year. It’s available with English, French, Polish and Russian subtitles and a Spanish translation:   Rochelle Oh has created a wonderful short animation:   The ABC has broadcast an episode of You Can’t Ask That, available in iView, and also on Youtube ($)   If you want someth…

Intersex in the workplace

Intersex in the workplace

…Klinefelter syndrome, Mayer-Rokitansky, and Swyer syndrome. IHRA co-chair Steph Lum speaks at the Women Deliver 2019 conference Assumptions and disclosure It is important not to make assumptions about the identity, sex assignment, sex characteristics, gender, or terminology preferred by intersex staff. Similar to other stigmatised populations, some intersex workers will have an identity that is informed by their body, physical characteristics or…

QPS event

Intersex Awareness Day events around Australia

…e! On Intersex Awareness Day, 26 October, Cody Smith (A Gender Agenda) and Steph Lum (OII Australia) will speak at an event at Canberra Museum and Gallery Theatrette. Australian Parliamentary Friendship Group breakfast OII Australia and the AIS Support Group Australia are holding a breakfast and panel at Australia’s federal Parliament House in Canberra on 19 October. Melbourne ANZ Bank Pride Network movie night Screening of Orchids: My Intersex Ad…

Bodily integrity: image of a blade

Bodily integrity

…y, 2018 → Read a speech to Canberra Think Tank on LGBTIQ Inclusion by Steph Lum, 2017 Read Alex David’s article published by SBS, November 2017 → Watch Morgan Carpenter speaking at an AHRC RightsTalk, February 2017 Read Tony Briffa’s speech at the Darwin Outgames Human Rights Forum, May 2014 Read Intersex surgery disregards children’s human rights, Tony Briffa’s letter to Nature, 2004 → We continually engage in evi…

Style guide

Media and style guide

…be taken to acknowledge this when talking about intersex people. Co-chair Steph Lum gave a short Power Talk at the Women Deliver conference 2019 Describing intersex We favour the terms intersex, intersex people, intersex variation, intersex trait. These recognise intersex variations as naturally occurring biological phenomena. The phrase “people born with intersex variations” is useful as it recognises the diversity of intersex people…

Brisbane's Story Bridge lit for Intersex Awareness Day

Intersex Awareness Day, 2017

…resource for people wanting to learn more about us. Quote attributable to Steph Lum, chair: Intersex visibility is so important to help create a world free of stigma and shame and for all of us to be empowered to make free and informed choices over our own bodies and lives. This Intersex Awareness Day, help increase that visibility by sharing our stories and the issues that we face. Quote attributable to Morgan Carpenter, co-executive director: T…

Yes to marriage equality

Yes to marriage equality!

…rance and Germany. It’s time for Australia to join the 21st century. Steph Lum, chair of OII Australia, states: We continue to support the right of all consenting adults to marry, regardless of their sex characteristics and regardless of their legal sex classification. While we recognise that the issue of marriage equality directly affects only some members of our community, we stand in solidarity with those who it does affect, both intersex…