Our thoughts have recently been on the possible fate of our friends and allies in African nations where homophobic persecution is rife.
Intersex people living in countries with homophobic laws and practices face the death penalty simply for being born different. In some African nations intersex newborns are known to be killed as a matter of course.
Yet, no country has yet included intersex people in its refugee asylum laws. OII Australia President Gina Wilson goes on the record about the ongoing exclusion of intersex people from asylum laws.
Thank you to the Star Observer for publishing this article.
article at StarOnline.