Report calls for oversight of medical interventions on intersex children

13 January 2023 –  Equality Australia has today released a legal framework to protect people born with variations of sex characteristics from unnecessary medical procedures without their consent.   The national LGBTIQ+ rights organisation is calling on all Australian states and territories to adopt an intersex oversight scheme, similar to that recommended in its report to […]

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Intersex advocates welcome Human Rights Commission report

18 October 2021 – Intersex Human Rights Australia and Equality Australia have today welcomed the findings of a landmark report on the human rights of intersex people, launching a new campaign for laws to end medically unnecessary procedures that modify the sex characteristicsof intersex people without their consent. The report released today by the Australian […]

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Victorian government commended for leadership on Intersex rights

12 July 2021 – Intersex Human Rights Australia (IHRA) and national LGBTIQ+ legal organisation, Equality Australia, have welcomed the Victorian Government’s vision for Victorians with intersex variations, (i) Am Equal. The plan, released today by the Minister for Health and Equality, Martin Foley details the government’s commitment to increasing awareness of innate variations of sex […]

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