Austrian organization HOSI held an event for Intersex Day of Solidarity in Salzburg, on November 4, 2013.
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IVIM (OII-Deutschland) screened the movie Intersexion to mark Intersex Solidarity Day, 2013.
About intersex: Intersex people are born with sex characteristics that don’t meet medical and social norms for female or male bodies.
Zwischengeschlecht in Switzerland mark the 10th anniversary of Intersex Awareness Day, in 2013, with an article, “Boston ’96 was a PROTEST!”
Morgan Carpenter, OII Australia president, wrote on recent legislative change, and a national Senate committee report, “Involuntary or coerced sterilisation of intersex people in Australia”, released on October 25, 2013.
Anne Tamar-Mattis, Executive Director of Advocates for Informed Choice (now InterACT), wrote a guest post at GLAAD, reviewing recent US and international developments.
Popular or common symbols and flags used by intersex people to represent intersex and intersex people include the intersex flag, the orchid, and representations of sex chromosomes.
On 25 October 2013, the Senate of Australia’s Community Affairs Committee published a landmark report, entitled “Involuntary or coerced sterilisation of intersex people in Australia”. It contains 15 recommendations to improve the health and well-being of intersex people.
On 23 October 2013, Hida Viloria spoke at UC Davis’s LGBTQIA Pride Week, preceded by a screening of Orchids: My Intersex Adventure.
AIC (now InterACT) launched a brochure on “What we wish our doctors knew” for Intersex Awareness Day 2012, written by the youth program, InterACT Youth.
Nthabiseng Mokoena of Transgender and Intersex Africa (TIA) released a statement marking Intersex Awareness Day in October 2012.
On 29 May 2012, the Legislative Assembly (lower house) of the New South Wales State Parliament passed a motion marking IDR, proposed by Linda Burney, the first Aboriginal person elected to the State Parliament.