“The Education Department is pretty crap at teaching about [Intersex culture, Gender diversity]” – Lud Allen, facilitator of Sexual Health and Counselling Services
Despite an ever-growing acceptance for the Intersex community, unfortunately they still face a number of issues. Although much attention has been paid to the struggles of Gay, Lesbian or Bisexual people in recent times, the Intersex community is often overlooked in many conversations about the LGBTIQ+ community, which can mean they face struggles many of us aren’t actually aware of. To find out more, we spoke with Lud Allen, a facilitator of Sexual Health and Counselling Services in Victor Harbor. Astra also had a chat with us about the issues Intersex people face.
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Airdate: August 10, 2020
Reporters: Adrian Garcia Rodriguez, Jamie Bucirde, Hamish Kearvell & Andrew Showell