On Friday 28 October 2011, NYU LGBTQ Student Center held an Intersex Awareness Day event with Claudia Astorino and Tricia Madison.
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Gina Wilson, president of OII Australia in 2011, marked “14 days of Intersex” between Intersex Awareness Day and Intersex Day of Remembrance in an article for the Star Observer.
November 8: Intersex Day of Solidarity (IDS), or Intersex Day of Remembrance, marks the birthday of Herculine Barbin, a now famous French intersex person.
October 26: Intersex Awareness Day (IAD) marks the first public demonstration by intersex people in North America.
NYU LGBTQ Student Center held a first annual Intersex Awareness Day event, with Tricia Madison, Claudia Astorino and Hida Viloria.
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.
Zwischengeschlecht called on the Zurich Cantonal Government in Switzerland to inquire about current medical practices, and state their position on non-consensual “cosmetic genital surgeries” on intersex children.
On 28 October, the Intersex Initiative held an Intersex Film Night, with screenings of “Hermaphrodites Speak!”, “XXXY”, “Mani’s Story” and “Born Queer: Dear Doctors”.
On 19 October, the Board and Supervisors of the City and County of San Francisco formally recognised 26 October 2004 as the first annual Intersex Awareness Day.
On 25 October 2004, the Intersex Initiative reported that Boulder County Public Health became the first public agency to recognise Intersex Awareness Day.