Thursday, October 26, 2006

may all embrace their birthright to live their lide with dignity

Intersex Solidarity Day November 8th
Nov 8, '06Press Release - Please circulate widely From: The Organisation Intersex International Subject: Intersex Solidarity Day November 8 Herculine Barbin’s Birthday The Organisation Intersex International would like to invite you to join us in commemorating November 8 as Intersex Solidarity Day. All human rights organizations, feminist allies, academics and gender specialists, as well as other groups and individuals interested in intersex human rights, are invited to show their solidarity by organizing workshops, lectures, discussions and other activities which deal with any or all of the following topics: a) the life of Herculine Barbin b) intersex genital mutilation c) the violence of the binary sex and gender system d) the sexism implicit within the binary construct of sex and gender Please show your solidarity with the intersex community. Intersex rights are humans rights. Express your solidarity with the Intersex Community by signing the following OII petition against pathologizing intersex:

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