Leslie Jaye writes: what little we know of Herculine Barbin has all but obscured the person. Her birthday, 8 November is now marked as Intersex Day of Solidarity.
Mauro Cabral Grinspan draws a line between the marks on his flesh and the words that clinicians use to define and treat intersex bodies.
Nthabiseng Mokoena writes about Sally Gross, the NGO Industrial Complex, and being an intersex activist in South Africa.
Small Luk, the founder of an intersex group in Hong Kong, talks about the intersex movement in Hong Kong and mainland China.
On 26 October, Morgan Carpenter will be giving a talk at the University of Technology, Sydney entitled “Intersex, thinking outside the box: intersex, identity, harmful practices and 20 years of activism.”
HOSI Salzburg, Verein Intergeschlechtlicher Menschen Österreich and partners are organising a movie night on 25 October 2016, followed by a “Secret Breakfast” on 26 October.
Claudia Astorino and friends are fundraising for a 7th annual Intersex Awareness Day event in New York City, 2016.
Santiago D’Almeida Ferreira, president of Ação Pela Identidade gives a statement for Intersex Day of Solidarity.
OII Australia and the AIS Support Group Australia had a stall in the Newtown Festival on Intersex Day of Solidarity.
At a Colloquium on Sustainable Development and Peace Education, Mara Cristina Toledo will speak on intersex and human rights.
A statement by the Nederlands Netwerk Intersekse/DSD (Netherlands) on Intersex Awareness Day, 2015.
Activists have presented a letter on the protection of intersex children to the Chilean president on Intersex Awareness Day.
What can you do to mark Intersex Awareness Day or Intersex Day of Solidarity, and promote human rights for intersex people?
The statement of the Third International Intersex Forum, December 2013.
About intersex: Intersex people are born with sex characteristics that don’t meet medical and social norms for female or male bodies.
October 26: Intersex Awareness Day (IAD) marks the first public demonstration by intersex people in North America.