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Intersex Day Of Remembrance

November 8 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Intersex Day of Rememberance

Intersex Day of Remembrance (also known as Intersex Solidarity Day) is an annual observance held on November 8th to raise awareness of the human rights issues faced by intersex people around the world.

The day was first observed in 2005, and since then it has grown in importance and recognition. It is a time to remember and honour those who have been subjected to human rights abuses related to their intersex status, as well as to celebrate the progress that has been made in advancing the rights of intersex people.

On Intersex Day of Remembrance, advocates come together to recognise these human rights violations and reaffirm their commitment to advancing the rights of intersex people. This includes increasing public awareness about intersex issues, advocating for greater legal protections for intersex people, and promoting respect for bodily autonomy regardless of sex or gender identity.

In addition to raising awareness, many organizations also use Intersex Day of Remembrance as an opportunity for education about the unique needs of the intersex community. This can include sharing stories from intersex individuals, providing resources for those who are seeking support or information on intersex issues, discussing strategies for fighting discrimination against intersex individuals in schools or workplaces, and encouraging allies to become advocates for intersex rights.

Intersex Day of Remembrance is an important reminder that all people deserve respect regardless of their sex or gender identity. It is a time to recognise the struggles experienced by many intersex individuals around the world while also celebrating progress made towards achieving greater acceptance and inclusion for all people.


November 8
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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