A First! Liberal Democrat Party calls for Intersex Human Rights support

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A First! Liberal Democrat Party calls for Intersex Human Rights support

    In a first for a UK political party in the UK, the Liberal Democrat Party Conference today unanimously acknowledged abuses of intersex human rights, and called for much greater official recognition for advocates in the LGBTI arena. In a wide ranging motion that also encompassed gender variation and trans rights, the Liberal Democrats…
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Opening remarks by Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights at the Expert meeting on ending human rights violations against intersex persons

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Opening remarks by Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights at the Expert meeting on ending human rights violations against intersex persons

Intersex colleagues gathered in Geneva today to meet and discuss intersex human rights issues.  They were welcomed by  Zeid Ra-ad Al Hussein – the UN High Commission for Human Rights.  During his statement he acknowledged the historic nature of this meeting, and the continuing lack of knowledge about intersex human rights issues. OII-UK warmly welcomes…
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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein is the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. He has just spoken about intersex human rights abuses in his inaugural address to the 30th Human Right Council in Geneva.  OII-UK urges the UK government and other agencies to address the continuing abuse of intersex human rights, and acknowledge that it is…
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What does it mean to be Intersex

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What does it mean to be Intersex

UN Free and Equal Campaign publishes Intersex Leaflet         The UN Free and Equal LGBT Campaign has just published it’s first factsheet about intersex. It’s a short, informative leaflet details the human rights violations intersex people face, and highlights action nations states and institutions need to adopt. These provide a very useful…
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The Trouble with The Danish Girl

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The recently released film Stonewall was rightly condemned for placing a white male in place of the black transwomen and the drag queens who were at the heart of the Stonewall riots, in a risible attempt to whitewash a landmark moment in LGBT history It is worth asking what will happen now a film is…
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