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The Congenital Gender Variations Ribbon
Thu 08 Nov 2007, 12:54 pm by Andre


On this day, November the 8th 2007, in honor of the International
Intersex Solidarity Day, GendersInX is presenting the official
Congenital Gender Variations Ribbon in collaboration with the OII,
Organisation Intersex International.

This ribbon is a show of support for all people with congenital gender
variations and those who …

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Klinefelter's Awareness week
Tue 17 Jul 2007, 12:43 pm by Andre
In association with XXYTalk.com, a blog has been set up for Klinefelter's awareness week starting the third week of March of any given year. It is important that we all make people aware of Klinefelter's not just for the purpose of the general public and of the Medical Profession, but mostly for those who have just dicovered that they have or suspect to have Klinefelter's Syndrome.

Our …

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Sarah grahen on Intersex . A letter to my Body
Tue 28 Sep 2010, 6:34 pm by Gina
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00twyq2

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Bodies Like Ours
Mon 04 Feb 2013, 2:33 pm by galens47
Greetings all,

Many of you are members at Bodieslikeour.org, please note that the site is down. The admins are aware of this problem and are working to sort it out.

Thank you,

Galen/Juniper

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Administration team
Wed 19 Sep 2007, 12:02 pm by Andre
These are the people that are involved at GendersInX.

Moderators

Galens

Kathryn

Administrators


Andre

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Zucker protest
Thu 02 Dec 2010, 12:07 am by Gina
university of manchester LGBT society appear to have organised protest against Dr Kenneth Zucker from 10am outside The Lowry Hotel Manchester (event link on my profile) Friday 3rd December, though they refer to Zucker as "gay-cure" child psychologist, unsure if this is helpful or not to trans and intersex issues but I'm not involved with party political student groups. Will post link, …

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Intersexion Parts 1 through 5
Tue 12 Jul 2011, 12:30 am by Andre










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Do this
Wed 19 Jan 2011, 12:53 am by Gina
http://www.privatelivessurvey.org.au/

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GendersInX on Smartphone
Mon 28 Feb 2011, 4:47 pm by Andre
GendersInX is now optimized for browsing via mobile phones. We're still in the beta version of the feature, but you can now browse your forum with your smartphone. Right now, you can view but not post but we will be getting to that very soon.

Andre

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DAvid marr Human rights oation
Sat 18 Dec 2010, 3:35 pm by Gina
http://www.humanrightscommission.vic.gov.au/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&layout=item&id=1142&Itemid=4

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Sad developement for Human rights in Canada
Fri 17 Dec 2010, 7:09 pm by Gina
http://www.bclocalnews.com/greater_vancouver/burnabynewsleader/news/112030074.html

One of the strongest advocates for trans and Intersex inclusion in Canada and the one responsible for Trans inclusion in the Canadian charter of Rights.


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Mariage equal;ity Rally Sydney Nov 2010
Tue 30 Nov 2010, 10:15 pm by Gina

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJ4bnLkQi-E&feature=related

There was about 3500 at the rally this is what i look and sound like :-/

The full text of my speech

Speech to the marriage equality Rally November 2010-11-26
Welcome: today we have gathered to insist on the right of all people to marry irrespective of sex or gender.
The call for this right is often characterised as a call for …

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Homophobic CARES
Fri 01 Oct 2010, 4:23 pm by Gina
CARES foundation springs to Dix Poppas defense. The Cares Foundation is one of the leading parents and doctors groups representing children with Congenital adrenal hyperplasia. This extremely homophobic organisation recommends the use of dexamethazone for pregnant woman as a way of preventing CAH children becoming lesbians. They also support Dix poppas performing experimental surgery on CAH …

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CAH paper
Tue 31 Aug 2010, 1:31 am by Gina
A good paper on CAH where it is argued that xx CAH does not need to equal woman

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20728155
J Urol. 2010 Aug 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Should Male Gender Assignment be Considered in the Markedly Virilized Patient With 46,XX and Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia?
Lee PA, Houk CP, Husmann DA.

Section of Pediatric Endocrinology, Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of …[/Epub]

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Bioethics article
Sat 31 Jul 2010, 12:17 am by Gina
http://oiiaustralia.com/oped-conspiracy-deceit-alice-dreger-isna-invention-dsd-dix-poppas-cornell-cuts-intersex-babies-clitorises/

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New South Wales Births registry
Wed 11 Nov 2009, 11:40 pm by Gina
OII has been made aware of these changes by Ms Lisa Karma an assistant registrar with BDM.
The NSW registry is now prepared to make amendments to a birth certificate because of a mistaken assignment at the time of Birth.
Below is The part of the legislation that allows this and a case study supplied by Ms Karam.

Intersex individuals in NSW who wish to discuss this or make application to have …

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Dreager on Bioethics
Fri 18 Jun 2010, 3:45 am by Gina
http://www.thehastingscenter.org/Bioethicsforum/Post.aspx?id=4730&blogid=140

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Middlesex
Tue 11 Aug 2009, 6:32 pm by Gina
Does the publishing of a book with an Intersex central character lead to greater understanding and acceptance for Intersex people in general? Is it good for our community?

Well maybe not. Geoffrey Euganides book Middlesex uses as his central character a person with 5 alpha reductase , one of the many physical differences that can lead to intersex. A popular read even if not amongst Intersex .


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PHD candidate Intersex and sport
Tue 01 Jun 2010, 1:02 am by Gina
http://www.education.monash.edu.au/staff/ednews/article.php?id=896&highlight

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Genital mutilation in Oz
Thu 27 May 2010, 7:35 pm by Gina
http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/unkindest-cut-for-girls-by-doctors/story-e6freuy9-1225872266348

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third sex for LGBTI ?
Fri 28 May 2010, 7:26 pm by Gina
"I am the third sex, not a man trying to be a woman. It is your society's problem that you only recognize two sexes." Mona Ahmed expressed her plight in a book written by Dayanita Singh “Myself Mona Ahmed”. Mona has sadly but daringly expressed that her being third sex is not her problem, indeed it’s our society’s problem as we have failed to explicitly give third sex a recognition and …

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Sign up for this Amnesty action
Thu 27 May 2010, 7:39 pm by Gina
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=130099217007070

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nominate OIi Australia
Wed 26 May 2010, 11:17 pm by Gina
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/YHCGBVY

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Ugandan situation
Mon 07 Dec 2009, 7:50 pm by Gina
Dear OII Members.

I have followed up on a mail by Curtis in regard to two Intersex orphans in Uganda that are of concern to our good friend and ally Julius. K . Kaggawa. http://www.sipd.webs.com/

I had two reasons to correspond with Julius the first my concern for the two infants referred to below and the second the current attempt to introduce homophobic legislation into Ugandan law. OII …

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The Myth of Ms Semenya
Wed 16 Sep 2009, 3:58 pm by Gina
Ms Semenya I never knew you.



The events surrounding the gold medal run by Ms Caster Semenya in August of this year has created a perfect storm of speculation around Intersex.



I know little about Ms Semenya save that she has, by winning a gold medal, brought the full force of sex binary enforcement and Intersexphobia down on her, apparently unsuitable, shoulders.



The word most frequently …

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