There is a lot of confusion about what intersex is and isn’t. Is it part of LGBTIQ? Is it allied with trans, or sex and gender diverse people? Is it an identity or a biological state?
Hear us speak for ourselves.
In a workshop run entirely by intersex people, we will present information on the nature of intersex, our history in medicine and the intersex civil rights movement.
This workshop, part of Camp Betty 2011, is run by members of Organisation Intersex International Australia, one of the country’s few groups by and for intersex people.
Update, 24 June
OII Australia wishes to thank the organizers of Camp Betty for inviting us to present an Intersex 101. Our speakers were Gina Wilson and Morgan, and other OII Australia members, intersex and non-intersex friends of OII Australia were in the audience.
All photos by Karin. Click a thumbnail to see larger images.
This page is not intended as an introduction to intersex.
- We recommend our Intersex for allies leaflet as an introduction to intersex.
- On intersectionalities with gay and lesbian communities.
- On intersectionalities with trans experiences.
- On intersectionalities with disability.
- Defining intersex: Australian and international definitions.
- All FAQs listed – a curated list of key articles on the OII Australia site.