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Include intersex in Bill, say lobby groups and legal experts

'Intersex' must be listed in a separate category in new Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill, Australian Senate hearing told.

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2nd February 2013 15:47

Alessia Valenza

LGBTI rights groups and legal experts told a Senate hearing into a new Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill on Thursday that the word ‘intersex’ must be explicitly included as a separate category to be protected.

Organisation Intersex International Australia (OIIA), New South Wales Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby, the National Association of Community Legal Centres and Australian Human Rights Commission all spoke at the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee hearing.

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