Asia

United Nations for Intersex Awareness

United Nations for Intersex Awareness

The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has published a new awareness raising website calling for protection of intersex children and adults from harmful practices.

Aleksander Berezkin

Breaking the ice: intersex in Russia

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.

Intersex activism in Turkey

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.

Astraea announces 2016 grants

The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice has announced $200,000 in grant funding for 2016, benefiting 32 organisations in 27 countries.

Esan Regmi

Growing up in Nepal

Esan Regmi describes his early life, and his activism and organising in Nepal, including the first national intersex meeting.