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Posts Tagged ‘LGBTI’

Intersex Bodily Autonomy & Self Determination Honored in S. African Case!

“Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini said government recognises that being intersex is a sexual characteristic, and not a medical condition. Speaking at a conference when SA joined the global fight to stop genital surgery on intersex babies said she believed the practice to be harmful and should therefore be stopped.” This fantastic news, reported yesterday…

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Viloria on L.A.’s IMRU Radio on global human rights demands of intersex people

OII-USA’s Hida Viloria on IMRU Radio, Los Angeles — the nation’s longest running Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex Radio News Magazine, “Out Loud and Proud since 1974” — speaking about the Third International Intersex Forum and the global intersex advocacy community’s goals. Interview begins 34:20 minutes in. Thanks to fabulous ally Vash Boddie…

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March 7 2012 was an historic day for LGBT people at the United Nations Human Rights Council – now we need full and equal intersex inclusion

WE had hoped to comment on the proceedings of Wednesday March 7, 2012 a little sooner than now. We have been attempting to obtain a full transcript of the proceedings at the United Nations Human Rights Council discussion titled Human rights, sexual orientation and gender identity but one was not forthcoming. Instead, ILGA – the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans…

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The President wants YOU to assist in his re-election, intersex people of America

IN an intriguing development, we have learned that a well-known LGBT activist in the United States has been asked by the Obama for President organization to assist in coordination and outreach to the intersex, transsexual and transgender communities.  Our contact tells us that the next steps will include the creation of a purpose-built website containing a list of…

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Intersex and LGBTI are now starting to appear in federal US health websites and grants programs

ALTHOUGH a search on the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) website still yields a null result – ‘No pages were found containing “intersex”.’ – intersex does crop up in searches on related websites such as those of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health and Health Resources & Services Administration where searches…

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