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Today is Intersex Awareness Day

Today is Intersex Awareness Day

Today is Intersex Awareness Day, a day to acknowledge and spread awareness of the issues faced by the Intersex community as well as celebrate the I in LGBTIQ. The term intersex denotes people whose biological sex cannot be classified as female or male, and may have biological attributes of both sexes or lack those considered […]

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New Guidelines for transgender athletes at the Olympics

New Guidelines for transgender athletes at the Olympics

The International Olympics Committee (IOC) has released new guidelines for transgender athletes. Transgender athletes will be able to take place in the world’s biggest supporting event under their nominated gender identity without having to undergo surgery. The recommendations from the medical experts at the IOC are not rules or regulations but guidelines on how major […]

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October 26: Intersex Awareness Day

October 26: Intersex Awareness Day

October 26th marks Intersex Awareness Day around the world, recognising the I in LGBTIQ and promoting awareness of intersex issues. The term intersex denotes people whose biological sex cannot be classified as female or male, and may have biological attributes of both sexes or lack those considered necessary to be defined as male or female. […]

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Groundbreaking Anti-Discrimination Laws Passed

Groundbreaking Anti-Discrimination Laws Passed

Yesterday saw the legislation of The Sex Discrimination (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Status) Amendment Bill 2013. The bill closes a lot of loopholes regarding discrimination towards the Australian LGBTIQ community; part of its legislation has made it the first country in the world to protect the intersex community at a federal level. The […]

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