Mani at conference

ITANZ has recently been in Australia to attend the LGBTI Health Alliance Conference. Held from Thursday 13 to Saturday 15 August 2015, the conference brought together community members, community organisations large and small, health practitioners, researchers, academics, policy makers, advocates, and others who are interested in improving the mental, physical and emotional wellbeing of LGBTI people. […]

We are honoured to have Rosslyn Noonan support the work we do at ITANZ. If you would be interested in finding out more about what ITANZ does and how you can contribute then email us at In this video Rosslyn shares with us how she became aware of Intersex/DSD peoples experiences and some strategies to increase Intersex/DSD […]

Hi folks So much has been going on this year in the world of intersex awareness and change. Last month I was in Geneva for an international meeting on funding intersex activism. It is an incredible milestone to reach. For most of the last 20 years the majority of groups, work has been self-funded by […]

University of Otago, Wellington Understanding *diverse sex development/intersexuality in NZ This study focuses on how decisions are made for the health care needs of children whose sex development has been different from others. See the outline and contact details on the website. *DSD is an umbrella term for specific condition’s such as congenital adrenal hyperplasia […]

Growing your understanding of the LGBTI communities. This workshop will provide an insight into the world of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual, Intersex and other sexual diversity communities. The challenges and difficulties they experience and what can make a difference? Mani B Mitchell an internationally known speaker on diverse sex and gender, is the keynote presenter. WHERE   Lychway Reception Lounge […]

Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics will publish an issue focused on stories from people who were born with atypical sex anatomies (what may be identified as differences of sex development) who are interested in reflecting on the effects of the care they have received since childhood (in the case of conditions diagnosed in infancy) or puberty […]

Pink shirt meeting

Pink Shirt Day is about working together to prevent or stop bullying by celebrating people’s difference and promoting positive relationships. An annual event celebrated in many countries around the world, Pink Shirt Day encourages people to talk about bullying and take action against it. On Pink Shirt Day, Friday 23 May 2014, we ask New […]

Kia ora everyone Welcome to our new web site! This is an exciting time for ITANZ and for intersexawareness work all over planet earth. Before you get into the new web site some thanks – huge one to Ant, who built and looked after our original site for almost a decade.. Ant and his partner […]