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How will you mark Intersex Awareness Day this year? Oct 26 #iad20

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This site contains commentary on historical and diverse regional issues, written by intersex people with first-hand experience, as well as documenting actions taken by intersex-led organizations to mark Intersex Days.

Visit the sites of your local intersex-led organizations.

Share our words.

Hold an event

Screen a movie like Intersexion or Orchids: My Intersex Adventure. Short movies like XXXY are also available online.

Publish your story, in a poem or essay, or in the media.

Hold a public forum or Q&A session with your local intersex-led organization.

Ask your government to take action. Ask your local health, medical and human rights institutions to take action to end harmful practices, stigma and discrimination.

Hold a rally outside your parliament, hospital or medical school. Go talk with your parliament, government, hospital or medical school. They might start to do stuff.

Raise funds for your local intersex-led organization.

Join in on social media

Talk about intersex, Share resources, stories, videos and memes on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and other social media. Try and focus on material produced from an intersex perspective. We’ll share many of these on the Intersex Day Facebook page and Twitter feed.

Fly a flag

Flag makers can print a 900mm by 600mm flag using this PDF file: flag.pdf

This scalable vector version of the intersex flag can be resized by a designer: flag.svg

Distribute flyers or posters

Your local intersex-led organizations may have materials that can be downloaded and distributed.

What can you do after Intersex Awareness Day is over?

There is still time for action before Intersex Day of Solidarity on 8 November! There is still time to act after the two Intersex Days.

Share the UN Fact Sheet on Intersex, and the statement of the Third International Intersex Forum with local human rights and health bodies. Share the website United Nations for Intersex Awareness.

Follow intersex-led organizations on social media and share their posts.

Raise funds for your local intersex-led organization.

Local organizations

A listing of intersex-led organizations.

Images to share

Find images to share on our Facebook page:

Images for Intersex Awareness Day

Images for Intersex Day of Solidarity

Basic information on intersex