The “I” in the LGBTQIA acronym has received increasing attention in recent years. During the Fourth International Intersex Forum, intersex activists gathered to affirm the intersex movement as a collaborative global movement, but they also recognized the unique barriers that intersex people face in different regions. Indeed, even within Asia, experiences of intersex people are shaped by different traditional cultures and colonial legacies.
How does the law, in particular, reflect the situation of intersex people and contribute to the problems that intersex people face in Asia? Can the law be mobilized to empower and protect the rights of intersex people? Bringing together two perspectives from India and Hong Kong, this session promises an exciting dialogue on intersex rights and the law. Read more via QueerAsia.com