Posts Tagged ‘intersex UN’
E.D. Hida Viloria on UN Radio’s Gender Focus
Our ED speaks about growing up as an intact intersex person, identifying as gender fluid, and how s/he thinks parents of intersex babies should treat them in this short interview segment UN Radio’s UN Gender Focus. Hida’s segment starts 3:16 minutes in, after an educational intro. by Charles Radcliffe, head of the UN Free &…Read More
UN Free & Equal Launches Intersex Awareness Campaign
The UN’s Free & Equal Campaign has launched a fantastic new #IntersexAwareness Campaign! The Campaign features extensive resources and information about intersex people, including an Intersex Voices section featuring our E.D. and other #intersex activists who are changing the world. Please share it widely to help educate people and foster love, acceptance, and equality for…Read More
Viloria quoted in “Intersex ED at the UN”
Our E.D. Hida Viloria is quoted in the fantastic essay, “Intersex ED at the UN,” in The Huffington Post, by ally extraordinaire Charles Radcliffe, of the UN Human Rights Office. The article also links to the UN Free & Equal Campaign’s beautiful new “Intersex Awareness” video, which features a heartwarming scenario of the birth of…Read More
UN creates Intersex Fact Sheet & features Viloria in video!!!
Our deepest thanks and gratitude goes to the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) for their work to include intersex people in the struggle for human rights, by engaging with intersex activists such as our very own Hida Viloria, to create the fantastic Free & Equal Campaign’s Intersex Fact Sheet,…Read More
UN OHR Report states no intersex child should be subjected to medically unnecessary procedures!
On Human Rights Day, December 10th, 2012, OII-USA Founder and Executive Director Hida Viloria spearheaded the world’s first united call for human rights by intersex advocates, in he/r, “Open Letter: A Call for the Inclusion of Human Rights for Intersex People”, signed by the over thirty international intersex organizations participating at the Second International Intersex Forum…Read More
UN Report Calls for Ban on Medically Unnecessary Surgeries on Intersex Infants and Minors!
On June 1, 2015, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights issued a report on human rights violations against individuals based on their sexual orientation and gender identity. The report, titled, Discrimination and violence against individuals based on their sexual orientation or gender identity, is the second ever official UN report on the subject –…Read More
Open Letter to the UN OHCHR: 1st global call for human rights by & for intersex people!
On Human Rights Day, December 10th, 2012, participants of the 2nd International Intersex Forum, in Stockholm, with the assistance of ILGA and ILGA-Europe, published and delivered the, “Open Letter: A Call for Human Rights for Intersex People,” authored by OII Chair Hida Viloria, to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay. As outlined in…Read More