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.
On Friday 28 October 2011, NYU LGBTQ Student Center held an Intersex Awareness Day event with Claudia Astorino and Tricia Madison.
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.