For Intersex Day of Remembrance, we call upon the international community to join intersex-led efforts to put an end to human rights violations in medical settings and to make the right to truth, justice and reparations a reality for intersex people everywhere.
The Congregation for Catholic Education released a document titled “Male and Female He Created Them” that contains deeply problematic language on gender issues, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and children’s rights. Sign our Petition against this blatant reproduction of ignorance, fear and hate.
More than 50 intersex-led organisations and groups from every region of the world have signed a joint statement to the World Health Organization condemning the repathologisation of intersex variations as “disorders of sex development” in the WHO International Classification of Diseases 11 (ICD-11), and medical classifications that promote early surgical intervention to “fix” intersex bodies.
The need for a World Day of Social Justice highlights that, all around the world, social injustice is the rule, not the exception. Supporting community-led organizing and political mobilization is an urgent matter of social justice.
Declaration of the II Activists’ Delegation to the International WPATH Symposium in Buenos Aires
In November 2018, 50 intersex, trans and gender diverse activists and allies from more than 20 countries participated in the second Activist Delegation to the International WPATH Symposium in Buenos Aires. Prior to the symposium, the Activists’ Delegation held their own meeting to share, plan and strategize on depathologization worldwide.
The meeting was particularly significant in a context strongly characterized by social and institutional violence against intersex, trans and gender diverse people, and the global rise in attacks from religious and political movements against the so-called “gender ideology”.
The State of Intersex Organizing intends to provoke dialogue among activists and donors to increase resources for the global intersex movement.