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Video: Chris Somers xxy interviewed in Orchids

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Chris in Orchids

Chris Somers xxy, Vice President of OII Australia, features in this video segment from Orchids: My Intersex Adventure, via a nice piece by Anna North on Buzzfeed via the Huffington Post.   Hart was diagnosed with androgen insensitivity syndrome — in which the body is chromosomally male but doesn’t respond to testosterone… In the film, she visits other people with intersex conditions, some of whom have faced discrimination. Be…

Video: Adele’s Story, “I’m 80% Girl, 20% Boy”, by Maxx Ginnane

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Here’s a short documentary film made by London-based Australian director Maxx Ginnane about a woman named Adele and her struggles with the UK medical system. Maxx is currently working on a longer version of this film. The video is also available at http://current.com/items/89405000_im-80-girl-20-boy.htm…

Video: Del LaGrace Volcano interviewed by Morgan for OII Australia

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OII member and photographer Del LaGrace Volcano, in an interview by Morgan Carpenter of OII Australia for our ‘Intersex 101′ workshop at Camp Betty in Sydney. The interview was carried out using Skype, so we apologise in advance for the audio/visual quality. Del talks through the basics about intersex and trans, giving his own personal story….

Video: Intersex documentary “Intersexion”

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Long awaited documentary about the experiences of a number of intersex people around the world, Intersexion, was made for New Zealand television broadcaster TV One by Grant Lahood with the assistance of Wellington-resident intersex activist and counsellor Mani Bruce Mitchell. Copies are available to purchase from the makers of Intersexion Film in NZ. A number of members of Organisation Internationale des Intersexués (OII) were interviewed for…

Video: Daléa talks about intersex and happiness

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Daléa Rundblad is a master of symphonic rock living in New York, and she talks gently here about some big issues: living with Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome, intersex, bodies, family, disclosure and happiness. I’m here to tell you that different doesn’t mean wrong. I’m here to tell you that where you come from does not have to define where you go. More information Find out more about Daléa at her website, and on Twitter: Dal…

Video: Hida Viloria interviewed by Alix Iron for OII Australia

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Here’s OII chairperson, Hida Viloria, in an excellent interview by Alix Iron for our ‘Intersex 101′ workshop at Camp Betty in Sydney. Intersex 101, by Alix Iron and Hida Viloria from OII Australia on Vimeo. Hida and Alix talk through the basics about intersex, and give their own personal stories. Hida also talks about her experience of dialogue with International Olympic Committee regarding Caster Semenya….

Video: Paediatric surgeon Mika Venhola on intersex

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Mika Venhola is a Deputy Chief of the Oulu University Hospital Department of Pediatrics and Adolescence. We included a partial transcript of this interview in one of our submissions to the Australian Senate Inquiry on involuntary or coerced sterilisation. Why operate on the child’s body if the problem is in the minds of the adults? Some extracts from this groundbreaking interview: When I was training to become a paediatric surgeon I was taugh…

Video: Patient advocate questions use of Dexamethasone on moms and their unborn babies

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Janet Green, a woman born with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) voices concern about high risk in utero steroid treatment being given to pregnant women, possibly without proper informed consent and/or oversight. Patient Advocate questions use of Dexamethasone on moms and their unborn babies from Matthew Mikkelsen on Vimeo. External links: Advocates for Informed Choice (AIC): Advocates for Informed Choice Statement on Use of Dexamethasone…

Video, photographs and speech: Marriage Equality Rally, 27 November, Gina Wilson speaks

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Gina Wilson spoke at the recent Marriage Equality rally in Sydney. Board member Karin also took photographs of the event: This rally was the best attended so far. Julia, I want my civil rights! Equal Rights Now! Equal Rights Now! Equal Rights Now! OII Australia president Gina Wilson Equal Rights Now! OII Australia president Gina Wilson speaking Equal Rights Now! Speech by Gina Wilson, OII Australia president Welcome! Today we have gat…