AHRC recommends all unnecessary medical interventions on Intersex children be prohibited.

A landmark Human Rights Commission report, to be released tomorrow, recommends all Australian states and territories prohibit unnecessary medical treatments that modify a child's physical, hormonal or genetic sex characteristics until they are old enough to consent. If accepted, the…

Bodies In Doubt

An American History of Intersex second edition: Elizabeth Reis From the author: When I first published Bodies in Doubt: An American History of Intersex in 2009, not many people had even heard of “intersex” (atypical development of genitals, chromosomes, hormones and gonads),…

U.N Human Rights Council to Investigate Violations and Abuses Against Intersex Persons.

The Vienna Declaration states that human rights are universal, indivisible, interdependent and interrelated. The VDPA makes clear that “every person is born equal and has the same rights to life and welfare, education and work, living independently and active participation…

Air of Silence

High school photography teacher, Chris Somers, speaks with Phoebe Hart about their experience of XXY of being a child in high school, developing breasts and of the relentless teasing from peers that would eventually lead to Chris undergoing a double…