Today is Intersex Awareness Day, a day to bring awareness to the challenges that intersex people face in an international day of action to end …
The invasive procedures continue to be carried out in Australia without personal informed consent, and are often irreversible.
The joint statement calls on WHO to publish a clear policy on intersex people’s health and rights, ensuring treatment is compatible with human rights norms.
The Caster Semenya decision is already affecting other cis athletes.
“It is clear that Australia’s political parties are increasingly recognising that LGBTIQ+ people are a force to be reckoned with.”
In denying Semenya’s appeal, arbitrators supported regulations that will force female athletes with naturally high testosterone levels to undergo hormone therapy while also admitting they are “discriminatory”.
One party didn’t seem to know the difference between trans and intersex.
Equality Australia will hold a virtual Town Hall meeting in mid-April so that LGBTIQ+ people can ask the major parties questions on issues impacting LGBTIQ+ people.
The UN Human Rights Council resolution expressed concern that regulations forcing athletes to take hormone therapy in order to compete “may contravene international human rights norms and standards”.