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.
Teen Vogue reports on a dialogue on medically unnecessary surgeries between advocate Pidgeon Pagonis and clinical psychologist David Sandberg.
Mardid City Hall has been illuminated to mark Intersex Awareness Day. The jurisdiction also issued a statement supporting advocacy to end nonconsensual surgeries.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a statement recognising Intersex Awareness Day, 21 years after the demonstration outside an Academy conference that is marked by the event.
The American Medical Student Association joins call to defer “normalizing” surgeries on children born with atypical sex characteristics.