How should we continue as a project, in the context of the increasing size of the intersex movement, and a rapidly increasing number of human rights actions?
Intersex Awareness Day
AJWS, Astraea and GATE have published two reports today, one on the state of intersex organising, and one on the state of trans organising. The reports reveal critical funding gaps.
Between Intersex Awareness Day and Intersex Day of Solidarity, OII Europe is running a youth campaign, promoting empowerment, not normalisation.
A statement by Santiago M’banda Lima and Bernardo M’banda for Ação Pela Identidade.
Intersex South Africa, Iranti, and the Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities’ Rights Commission have co-hosted a dialogue on intersex rights in rural and traditional settings.
Protest: Chicago intersex activists demand Lurie Children’s Hospital end medically unnecessary surgery
On Intersex Awareness Day at midday, a protest took place outside Lurie Children’s Hospital, Chicago.
Human Rights Watch and interACT have called for standards of care for intersex children in the US.
For Intersex Awareness Day, Zwischengeschlecht celebrate their achievements, and publish a genealogy of intersex genital mutilation.
The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice has issued nearly $300,000 USD to 37 intersex-led groups in 28 countries.
OII Australia and the AIS Support Group Australia held a breakfast and panel at Australia’s federal Parliament House in Canberra on 19 October.
The US legal organisation Lambda Legal has issued a call for an end to medically unnecessary genital surgeries on intersex infants and children.
Chase Strangio of the American Civil Liberties Union has called for an end to nonconsensual medically unnecessary surgeries on young intersex children.