Sean Saifa Wall reflects on growing up Black, queer and intersex.
Aleksander Berezkin on how intersex people have shifted from being imperial curiosities to people with disabilities, and on creating new, non-pathologising ways of being intersex.
#IntersexyFat Georgiann Davis writes on the intersectionalities between being intersex and being fat.
Medical discourse on intersex voices is an integral part of the management of intersex bodies – Janik Bastien Charlebois.
Şerife and Belgin talk with Kaos-GL about the situation of intersex people in Turkey, bodily interventions without consent and the influences of these on activism.
The way the intersex community has developed and reappropriated language is a beautiful evolution, says Catherine Graffam.
Focusing on what we share in common: boxes and identity, harmful practices, activism and pinkwashing in Australia, by Morgan Carpenter.
Esan Regmi describes his early life, and his activism and organising in Nepal, including the first national intersex meeting.
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.
On 30 October, the Collectif Intersexes et Allié.e.s. and the Association des Journalistes LGBT are holding a round table event on media treatment of intersex questions.
Intersexy films, talks and music at a fundraising event on 26 October for the AIS Support Group Australia, including a screening of ‘Orchids: My Intersex Adventure’, and music.
An event on 30 October to mark Intersex Awareness Day and promote solidarity, including a short documentary followed by discussion moderated by Sabina Zagari.
Join The Houston Intersex Society on 25 October for the annual Intersex Awareness Day illuminations of Houston City Hall.
Intersex advocates in Queensland are holding an event on 26 October for staff of public services on Intersex Awareness Day.
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.
On the evening of 25 October, Pidgeon Pagonis and the Center on Halsted will hold an event, “Intersex Stories: Not Surgeries”.
What can you do to mark Intersex Awareness Day or Intersex Day of Solidarity, and promote human rights for intersex people?
A joint consensus statement for Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand, March 2017.
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.