Human Rights

Statement of the European Intersex Meeting, Riga, 2014

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Statement of the European Intersex Meeting, Riga, 2014

On Wednesday, the 8th of October 2014 the European Intersex Meeting took place in Riga. Under the umbrella of OII Europe and facilitated by ILGA Europe, this meeting gathered European intersex organisations working for intersex human rights. The goal of the meeting was to identify objectives and strategies to advocate for the full implementation of…
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Official position on medical care

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On Medical Care   Our societies have accepted a binary construct between male and female which does not reflect Nature and the enormous variety of possible sexes which overlap one another in various gradations on a spectrum with male at one end and female at the other.  The arbitrary division of biological sex into only…
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Equal Rights Trust publishes testimony on intersex issues

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Equal Rights Trust publishes testimony on intersex issues

The UK Equal Rights Trust has just published testimony by OII Australia president, Gina Wilson, in The Equal Rights Review, Vol. 10. Gina talks about her personal background, her work as an activist, and the issues we face in seeking human rights, including intersex and the sex binary, the medical model, invisibility in human rights…
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Report on the intersex inclusive House of Lords LGBTI event ‘Human Rights for Sexual Minorities’ on 24th January 2012

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United Nations Event: Human Rights For Sexual Minorities Report by: Anis Akhtar, intersex activist in the UK. Introduction: The event was held at the House of Lords on Tuesday 24th January 2012 and there were 3 speakers who presented to an audience, in a conference room. Unfortunately, I missed the begining. Speakers: Stuart Milk, Harvey…
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