Travel

Articles about travel-related issues for intersex people.

Major reform to Australian passport law

Major reform to Australian passport law

A great deal of behind-the-scenes lobbying for a very long time by intersex and other LGBTQI organizations has finally borne fruit in a significant reform to Australian passports law. Intersex and gender diverse Australians can now easily apply for passports containing F, M or X in the sex field of their passports.

Sydney Morning Herald on the recognition of non-specific gender

Sydney Morning Herald on the recognition of non-specific gender

The Sydney Morning Herald yesterday carried a story by Steve Dow on Norrie’s campaign for “legal recognition as a person of no specified sex”. Born male and transitioned to female, before choosing a middle path, the article presents Norrie’s personal journey. OII Australia believes that anyone should be able to choose a “not specified” sex…
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Sydney Morning Herald: Ordered from Australia to face mutilation

Sydney Morning Herald: Ordered from Australia to face mutilation

Young women are subjected to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in countries all over the world, whether it is done in secrecy or not. Efforts are underway in some countries to outlaw FGM, but the practice is alive and well in Africa and the Middle East. OII Australia hopes that the young women profiled in the…
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