Ageing

Articles about intersex and ageing.

National and international LGBTI groups respond to Attorney-General on Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 20, 2013 Press Contacts: Hayley Conway (and Finn Shearer), All Out, 0415 314 293 hayley@allout.org Anna Brown, Victorian Gay & Lesbian Rights Lobby, 0422 235 522 Gina Wilson, Organisation Intersex International (OII) Australia, 0148 290 336 gina@oii.org.au Justin Koonin, NSW GLRL, 0414 269 339 Peter Hyndal, A Gender Agenda 0408 111…
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We welcome the Senate Inquiry report on the Exposure Draft of the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012

Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill

OII Australia warmly welcomes the report of the Senate Inquiry on the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill, and in particular the conclusions regarding protection for intersex people. We strongly encourage the Attorney General to oversee the passing of the bill, as amended, by June 2013. The report’s conclusions on intersex are as follows: Intersex status…
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Intersex health issues – a brief summary

Intersex health issues – a brief summary

OII Australia was recently asked to write a quick summary of intersex health issues, and we thought we’d share the paper publicly, as it might interest a range of people and organisations. The paper is intended to be read in conjunction with the OII Australia/OII Aotearoa submission on the draft Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of…
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Tenth day of intersex: Ageing

On the Tenth Day of Intersex we draw your attention to the aged, to aged care and how that affects intersex lives. What is intersex? Intersex people are people who, as individuals, have congenital genetic, hormonal and physical features that may be thought to be typical of both male and female at once. That is,…
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Letter to Department of Health and Ageing on LGBTI exclusion from draft standards of residential aged care

Parliament

Review of aged care standards Dear Department of Health and Ageing, I write on behalf of Organisation Intersex International Australia Limited in regard to the recently released draft standards of residential aged care. We are very disappointed that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex issues (LGBTI) have not been addressed in these standards of care….
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Submission on the Federal Department of Health & Ageing’s new National Women’s Health Policy

Parliament

19 June, 2009 The Hon Nicola Roxon Minister for Health and Ageing Organisation Intersex International Australia’s response to the Department of Health and Ageing discussion paper on a New National Woman’s Health Policy. Organisation intersex International (OII) is the world’s largest intersex organisation. It is the only intersex organisation that is made up of, predominantly,…
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