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Organization Intersex International USA - OII USA

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An organization devoted to LGBTI rights
Founded in 2010/10/26

Globe Member of ILGA since 2012


Contact

Address: 3060 Kansas St 3060
Oakland 94602
United States of America
Phone: 415-374-1255
Email
Website:    http://oiiusa.org/ 

Team

Contact: Tricia Madison


Works

Works on :
  • National level
Works for :
  • Intersex community

Arts, culture, history and pride

Use of media and the internet
Pride/Action events

LGBTI Education/Awareness

Raising awareness through mass media

Laws and leadership

Sex re-assignment treatment and/or surgery
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The Organisation Intersex International (OII) is a global advocacy group for people born with bodies which have atypical sexual characteristics. Founded in 2003, OII is a decentralized network established to give voice to intersex people across the globe seeking equal rights and the acknowledgement of intersex people’s own distinct identities. OII rejects the medicalized categories of disorder which stigmatize intersex variations, and the terminology of disorder (as in Disorders of Sex Development) currently used within the medical community and by some intersex groups. We are a diverse group of people with different intersex variations. The OII objective is to bring about change and resist the fear, shame, secrecy and stigma imposed upon intersex children and adults through both the practice of non-consensual genital surgeries and the arbitrary assignment of a particular sex without informed consultation with the individual concerned. OII USA is directed by well-known intersex activist Hida Viloria and works not only on issues facing intersex people internationally, but also with the specific issues faced by intersex Americans.
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