People with intersex variations, previously termed “hermaphrodites”, have always existed and historical records of their lives appear in various texts. However, in countries like Australia, intersex has not always been understood, accepted nor tolerated. Activism and advocacy from organisations such as the AISSGA have helped to reshape societal perceptions of people with intersex variations.
2008 book by Katrina Karkazis
2018 article in "Feminist Formations" by Katrina Karkazis and Rebecca M. Jordan-Young using strategies from critical race studies and feminist studies of science, medicine and the body, we examine the covert operation of race and region in a regulation restricting the natural levels of testosterone in women athletes.
2016 report by the UN General Assembly which makes special mention of sport and healthy lifestyles and the right to health of key populations and groups, including people with intersex variations.