Association of Russian-Speaking Intersex (ARSI) is the unregistered non-governmental organization founded by the team of intersex and non-intersex people in 2013 with a mission to improve the situation of intersex in Russia and the post-Soviet countries. We raise awareness about intersex people, promote the full implementation of their rights and provide information, psychological, legal and other types of support on intersex issues.
Artem, intersex, co-director, lawyer (LLB), PR specialist (MA)
Alli, intersex, co-director, linguist (BA), journalist (MA), sociologist.
Ilia, ally, co-director, lawyer (LLM)
Nike Neyman, intersex, coordinator in Kazakhstan
Olga, intersex woman, peer consultant for intersex people
Alfia, mother of intersex child, consultant for parents of intersex children.
Ekaterina, ally, psychologist (Ph.D.)
Alexander Beryozkin, intersex, founder of organization.
Alexander P., ally, cultural and gender studies (Ph.D.), philologist (Ph.D.)
Julia J., ally, lawyer
Alexandra L., ally, psychologist, biologist
Anna G., ally, biologist
Gulnara K., ally, biologist (Ph.D.)
Anna S., ally, translator.
Julia H., ally, editor, proofreader.
Danila G., ally, a psychologist.
ARSI is open to new participants: intersex and non-intersex people, if they agree with the mission and goals of ARSI, and if they agree with the principles of rules and functioning of ARSI.
Raising awareness of intersex issues and human rights of intersex people in Russia and other post-Soviet countries.
Providing legal, psychological, medical and other intersex advice to people, their parents and other close people.
Organization of events (trainings, conferences, seminars) on work and interaction with intersex people for specialized specialists (psychologists, social workers, lawyers, doctors, teachers, journalists, etc.).
Development and support of the correct language for self-determination of intersex people.
Promotion of the human rights of intersex people, including the right to bodily autonomy on the basis of full, free, informed consent
Documentation and monitoring of human rights violations of intersex people