Presenter: Bonnie Hart

Beyond an intersex 101: disorders, bodies and identities

A world-first parliamentary report on intersex health was published in 2013, and in the same year, “intersex status” was added to federal anti-discrimination legislation. As the same time, understanding of intersex health and human rights issues remains low, even within “LGBTI” communities. Nationally, very few people with intersex variations are public about their intersex status, for reasons that include stigma, and legacies of shame and clinical secrecy…

Our stories, our selves

In conversation, Bonnie Hart and Ross Jacobs discuss how the personal narratives of LGBTI lived experience can act as catalysts to people seeking mental health support and help break down loneliness and isolation. Bonnie and Ross will talk in depth about Bonnie‚Äôs experience as an intersex person…