Intersex day poster 2015

Monday October 26th is another Intersex Awareness Day, and thanks to various people, including Pidge it is going to be bigger and brighter than previous years! This year the Intersex Trust of Aotearoa New Zealand (ITANZ) will join activists around the globe to take part in the Intersex Awareness Day Twitterstorm. Our community members, family, friends […]

Arlene Baratz MD

Parental choice on normalising cosmetic genital surgery A wonderful  response to the BMJ article, thank you Arlene. It would be my dream that all parents get to read this before they start making decisions on behalf of their intersex child. -Mani. In response to: British Medical Journal article Normalising cosmetic genital surgery, BMJ 2015;351:h5124 […]

Put in the Night

The Free & Equal Global Film Series is a collection of documentaries and narrative films that explore the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in different parts of the world. Films included in the series are available to UN offices for non-commercial screenings and educational purposes. The Global Film Series is part […]


The UN Office of the Human Rights Commissioner has released an intersex fact sheet as part of its Free&Equal campaign, and as part of the worldwide movement to recognise the human rights of people with intersex variations. The first of its kind by the UN, the fact sheet explains what ‘intersex’ means, noting its distinction […]

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