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Mani Mitchell

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Occupation  Counsellor
Role  Activist
Name  Mani Mitchell

Born  1953Waikato, New Zealand
Known for  Intersex activist and educator
Television  Intersexion (2012) Yellow for Hermaphrodite: Mani's Story (2003)

Residence  Wellington, New Zealand

Mani Bruce Mitchell (born 1953) is an intersex activist and counsellor from Wellington, New Zealand.

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Mitchell was born and raised in the central North Island on a sheep and cattle farm and educated at Taupo-nui-a-Tia College and the University of Waikato.

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Since 1996, Mitchell has been actively involved in education on intersex and gender variance issues, lecturing at universities and running workshops around the world and was also involved in the production of several TV documentaries a film and a photography book. Mitchell is a member of the New Zealand Association of Counsellors, World Professional Association for Transgender Health and the International Transactional Analysis Association.

Mitchell is the Executive Director of Intersex Trust Aotearoa New Zealand, also known as Intersex Awareness New Zealand.

A documentary called Intersexion (2012) directed by Grant Lahood, features the story of Mani Mitchell and looks at how intersex people navigate their way through life.

Mitchell also helped organize the third International Intersex Forum in November/December 2013.


Mani Mitchell Wikipedia