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Council of Europe, Commissioner for Human Rights: Human Rights and Gender Identity, CommDH/IssuePaper(2009)2, Strasbourg, 29 July 2009

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ALTHOUGH this document, Human Rights and Gender Identity, cites intersex in two places, intersex is not otherwise included in its content. This is a pattern we are seeing throughout our research. Lawmakers and law reformers appear to be concerned only with LGBT and not LGBTI. Or, intersex is cited as a reason why transsexual and…
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Reply from the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers on Intersex Exclusion

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Dear …, The terms of reference adopted by the Committee of Ministers referred to measures to combat discrimination based on “sexual orientation or gender identity”. The Committee of experts (DH-LGBT) which prepared the draft recommendation was composed by real experts in the field, including representatives of non-governmental organisations such as ILGA-Europe and Transgender EU. The…
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ILGA-Europe’s 2009 European Election Pledge

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ILGA-Europe’s 2009 European Election Pledge ILGA-Europe calls upon you, as candidate for the European Parliament elections 2009, to pledge to promote equality and to combat discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression in your future role as member of the European Parliament. 1. Adopting ambitious EU legislation on equal treatment I pledge…
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Dagbladet.no: Viktor never let himself be brainwashed

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THE doctors decided that Viktor would be a girl, and at six months old they removed his penis. But Viktor was born a boy, and was never a girl. This evening he is Eias’ trump card on the latest Brainwashing. “That they could do something like that to a small child. A defenseless little child….
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Couriermail.com.au: “Caster Semenya set to release gender test results”

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WORLD 800 metre champion Caster Semenya is likely to release the results of her gender tests herself, according to an Athletics South Africa official. “I have some suspicion that Caster, herself, will release the results of the medical process,” ASA administrator Richard Stander said. “This is how it is done with everyone else,” Stander said,…
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KFPA’s Pushing Limits: “Intersexuality”, April 2, 2010 at 2:30pm

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CURTIS Hinkle and Hida Viloria of OII USA appeared on KPFA’s Pushing Limits radio show on 2nd April 2010. They talked about what intersex and the disability movement have in common and what they do not. Curtis and Hida also discussed the South African female athlete Mokgadi Caster Semenya, the IOC (International Olympic Committee). the…
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