Events

Events on, or including, issues relevant to intersex people. Includes Intersex Awareness Day, conferences, research studies, community consultation and forums.

Photographs, National Day of Action for Marriage Equality, Sydney

OII Australia’s media person attended the National Day of Action for Marriage Equality aka National Day of Action for Same-Sex Marriage at the Sydney Town Hall on Saturday, and the illegal marriage ceremony at Darling Harbour afterwards. We look forward to full and equal inclusion of intersex people in future such efforts for social and…
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OII Australia Attends ALP National Conference LGBTI Fringe Event

The Australian Labor Party’s National Conference is on at Darling Harbour, with tomorrow – Saturday – being its last day. OII Australia members have been attending and lobbying behind the scenes. Last night we attended the NSW Rainbow Labor event, Labor’s record on LGBTI law reform, which was MCed by Senator Louise Pratt of Western…
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Not So Private Lives – survey

Not So Private Lives – survey

Not So Private Lives: The Ins and Outs of Same-Sex Relationships is an online survey being conducted by Sharon Dane, Dr. Barbara Masser, and Dr. Julie Duck of the School of Psychology at The University of Queensland. It is subtitled ‘An anonymous survey conducted through The University of Queensland for the same-sex attracted people of…
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Inner City Legal Centre launches Safe Relationships Project

ICLC Intersex Safe Relationships Project brochure

In another Australian world first for intersex people, Sydney’s Inner City Legal Centre (ICLC) has announced the launch on Wednesday 1st July of their Safe Relationships Project. The launch invitation states: The Safe Relationships Project (SRP) is an initiative of the Inner City Legal Centre (ICLC). The aim of the SRP is to provide a…
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Andrology Australia study of XXY men in Australia

AN email from Andrology Australia has been circulating, asking for men with Klinefelter Syndrome to take part in the study. Klinefelter’s Syndrome is the most common chromosome disorder in males (47XXY), affecting approximately 1 in 650 males. While this is estimated to represent almost 15,000 males in Australia, up to 70% of cases remain undiagnosed;…
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Lecture: Regulating the sexed body

Lecture: Regulating the sexed body

We have received, via the Inner City Legal Centre, an invitation to attend a public lecture being presented at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) by Professor Marie Fox, Associate Professor Nikki Sullivan, and Dr Jessica Cadwallader, PhD – Regulating the sexed body: Circumcision, genital modification and cosmetic surgery. The lecture will be chaired by…
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