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Launch of YOUth&I issue 2 on 2nd December

We are excited to announce the launch online of issue 2 of YOUth&I intersex youth anthology!

YOUth&I is an anthology of poetry, writings, photography and artwork that shares the stories and experiences of young intersex people aged 30 and younger. Founded in 2019, YOUth&I is an Australian-based publication that includes entries by young intersex people from around the world. 

The existence and experiences of intersex people are still poorly understood. Issue 2’s theme ‘It’s their turn to listen’ is directed at challenging the silencing of intersex people. 

Come along to hear readings from contributors and join us in celebrating this next issue. We can’t wait to see you there!

The launch event will take place via Zoom on Thursday 2 December 2021, at the following times: 8-9pm (Aotearoa NZ); 6-7pm (ACT/NSW/Tas/Vic); 5-6pm (QLD); 5.30-6.30pm (SA); 4-5pm (NT); 3-4pm (WA).

Register for a free ticket at Humanitix

For more information about YOUth&I visit the new website

Webinar: Arpita Das on consent in gender assignment decisions in India

Please join us for this final IHRA webinar of the year on Wednesday 15 December. We are delighted to welcome Arpita Das who will present this free event on ‘Interrogating consent in gender assignment decisions on intersex people in India’.

Arpita Das is a lecturer and a doctoral candidate at the department of Gender & Cultural Studies, the University of Sydney. Her thesis focuses on medicalisation of intersex people within India’s postcolonial context. She has completed a MA in Social Work and a MA in Women’s & Gender Studies. She is interested in postcoloniality and biopolitics, reproductive technologies, gender-based violence and sexuality.

This free webinar will be held via Zoom on Wednesday 15 December 2021 at the following times: 7.30-8.30pm (Aotearoa NZ); 5.30-6.30pm (ACT/NSW/Tas/Vic); 4.30-5.30pm (QLD); 5-6pm (SA); 3.30-4.30-5pm (NT); 2.30-3.30pm (WA)Midday (India IST).

Register for a free ticket on Humanitix



Health and wellbeing

In our last mailout we unfortunately made an error in the URL for our new health and wellbeing resource. We apologise for this. It can be found at 

This resource was developed for a collaboration with General Practice Supervisors Australia and Dr Ruth McNair AM and, like all our resources, it is reviewed by a subcommittee of our staff and board, including a bioethicist, surgeon, health law expert and education expert.

A version of the resource can also be found on the website of General Practice Supervisors Australia.

Thanks for reading our newsletter. Please feel free to share it with friends and colleagues. Until next time
- Morgan, Cody and Clare.
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