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What Hanne Gaby Odeile Means For Intersex People – Like Me

January 25th, 2017|

In addition to being an Intersex activist and political campaigns consultant, Susannah Temko who lives in London is also a member of interACT Youth. Susannah wrote this reflection for Huffington Post UK on fashion model Hanne Gaby Odeile’s recent disclosure has meant to her. PHOTO CREDIT: VAN TINE DENNIS/ABACA USA  

South Africa Questioned Over Intersex Genital Mutilations by UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

September 26th, 2016|

  Under intense questioning from the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, a representative of the South African government stated: "I think as a government we do regognize that being intersex is a sexual characteristic and not a medical condition, but at the same time we recognize that there are still practices

59th Session of the UN Convention Against Torture

July 7th, 2016|

The interACT legal team recently submitted a document to the 59th Session of the UN Convention Against Torture (CAT) urging them to consider some key questions around intersex in the future periodic review of the USA. This document provides an updated summary of the current standing of intersex surgery and human rights.  It also reiterates the fact

New UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Report addresses Intersex issues among others

March 8th, 2016|

Tuesday, March 8, 2016, Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan E. Méndez will be addressing the 31st Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. The Special Rapporteur will discuss his latest thematic report on the topic of Gender Perspectives on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment, country reports on Brazil, Georgia, and Ghana, and

New UN Intersex Fact Sheet

September 7th, 2015|

The United Nations Human Rights Campaign just published this new fact sheet on Intersex as part of their "Free and Equal" Campaign from the Office of the High Commission for Human Rights (UN OHCH). To better explain intersex issues, the fact sheet states that intersex is "an umbrella term used to describe a wide range of

United Nations condemns violence against intersex children

June 6th, 2015|

Birthday story by Mani Bruce Mitchell

March 4th, 2014|

Mani Bruce Mitchell, AIC Board Member and Executive Director of Intersex Trust Aotearoa New Zealand (ITANZ) Mani Bruce Mitchell and father Mani Bruce Mitchell and mother                                   A few weeks ago I was innocently asked

Advocates for Informed Choice & GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality respond to National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

February 14th, 2014|

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver Institute of Child Health and Human Development at the National Institutes of Health invited comments on critical issues in child development for children and families affected by intersex conditions/DSD.  AIC teamed up with GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality to respond   AIC response to NICHD RFI

2013 a year of Change

December 31st, 2013|

Pidgeon Pagonis testifies for Intersex Human Rights OAS IACHR What an amazing year it’s been, for AIC and for the intersex/DSD communities!  2013 was a year of unprecedented progress for this movement:  the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture , the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, the Australian Senate, and the 3rd International

AIC goes to Berlin

December 19th, 2013|

AIC’s Director of Advancement Kimberly Zieselman was selected to travel to Berlin early December for Advancing Trans Movements Worldwide, a meeting for funders & activists working on gender diversity.  The gathering hosted by Open Society Foundations, Wellspring Advisors, in partnership with Global Action for Trans* Equality (GATE), and representatives from trans movements in Africa, Europe,