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.
October 26: Intersex Awareness Day (IAD) marks the first public demonstration by intersex people in North America.
November 8: Intersex Day of Solidarity (IDS), or Intersex Day of Remembrance, marks the birthday of Herculine Barbin, a now famous French intersex person.
This press release was issued during the 1996 American Academy of Pediatrics’ annual convention in Boston, in response to a public protest outside the event.