Intersections: The LGBTI II Survey – Intersex Analysis

In the forth of our series of Intersections reports, deep-diving into the data from the European Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) 2019 LGBTI Survey II, we have collaborated with OII Europe, to further understand the challenges faced by intersex people in Europe today.

Disaggregated data, which can look deeply into the lived experiences of marginalised people, is a key demand of LGBTI and other human rights groups. With this in mind, over the last year ILGA-Europe have been partnering with a variety of NGOs in the region to analyse the FRA 2019 LGBTI Survey II data and pull out experiences of those experiencing intersectional marginalisation. This work is based on analysis co-commissioned by ILGA-Europe and TGEU.

This briefing on intersex people summarises the findings of data analysis disaggregating the responses of intersex people from the responses provided by all LGBTI respondents to the 2019 FRA LGBTI Survey II, in order to show the differences in their lived experiences.

In 2019, FRA conducted the second round of the LGBTI Survey which shows how LGBTI
people experience their fundamental rights in daily life across Europe. For the first time, the survey included the experiences of intersex people, and determined that intersex people experience some of the highest levels of discrimination across all groups included in the study.

This briefing on intersex people was developed collaboratively with OII Europe.

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