Dr Jessica Cadwallader: “Regulating the Sexed Body: Circumcision, Genital Modification and Cosmetic Surgery”

Dr Jessica Cadwallader: “Regulating the Sexed Body: Circumcision, Genital Modification and Cosmetic Surgery”

Dr Jessica Cadwallader of the Somatechnics Research Centre at Macquarie University has given OII Australia kind permission to provide the PDF of the paper she presented at the Regulating the Sexed Body: Circumcision, Genital Modification and Cosmetic Surgery public lecture at the University of Technology, Sydney. OII applauds Dr Cadwallader’s support for intersex people to…
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US Public Media: “Endocrine Disruptors: Today’s Canary in the Coal Mine?”

Two recent audio and video articles featuring intersex caused by Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) have been drawn to our attention, one released by the U.S. Geological Survey and the other by the Public Broadcasting Service: PBS – Endocrine Disruptors: Today’s Canary in the Coal Mine? USGS – Endocrine Disruption: Sex-Changing Fish and More Quotes: Steve…
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Karin: Lili Elbe’s autobiography, Man into Woman

Man into Woman, 1953 edition

Download a copy of this book review as a PDF Published autobiographies written by intersex people are rare. Socially-imposed guilt and shame at being born intersex have led to fewer such books being published than one might wish for – we can learn so much from how others like us have lived. I’d always known…
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OII Australia thanks Gilbert + Tobin

OII Australia wishes to extend its sincere thanks and appreciation to law firm Gilbert + Tobin for their invaluable help in establishing Organisation Intersex International in Australia. We especially wish to thank Darren Fittler and his assistant Tamara Sim for assistance with incorporation, and Lauren Eade and Lisa Lennon for trademark research. Gilbert + Tobin…
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Our statement of dissent

OII is working to end NON-CONSENSUAL normalization treatments of intersex children and adults without consultation with the individual intersex person. We oppose all consensus statements, especially those without representation of intersex people as equal stakeholders in the consensus. We have no desire for any consensus statement because intersex people do not agree on: The exact…
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