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Perfect Until Cut Webinar with Dana Zzyym tomorrow!

By admin author | November 16, 2017

Please join our Associate DirectorDana Zzyym for an interactive webinar about their groundbreaking non-binary passport lawsuit! Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 4-5 pm EST (2-3 pm MST; 1-2 pm PST). See…

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Mami Y Yo y Mi Gallito, by Director Arisleyda Dilone

By admin author | November 16, 2017

Arisleyda Dilone is an intersex filmmaker and director whose piercing essay“Growing Up Intersex, All I Wanted Were Breasts–But Now I Don’t Know if I Want Them Anymore,” we shared here…

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Intersex inclusion in “What’s the Difference b/w Sex & Gender?”

By admin author | November 15, 2017

Our E.D. Hida Viloria is quoted today in the Refinery29 article, “What’s the Difference between Sex & Gender?“. “Essentially, gender doesn’t boil down to our sex parts for anyone,” Viloria…

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African-American artist Sean Saifa Wall

By admin author | November 13, 2017

Sean Saifa Wall​ has been a proudly, openly intersex man for a long time, appearing in the intersex documentary One in 2000 with our E.D. back in 2007. Since, he…

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German visual artist Ins Kromminga

By admin author | November 13, 2017

Ins Kromminga is an acclaimed visual artist and long-time intersex activist as a member of OII Deautcshland, a.k.a. OII Germany, and OII Europe. His hauntingly powerful work has been featured…

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Seattle musician Xolie Morra, Xolie Morra & The Strange Kind

By admin author | November 13, 2017

Seattle band Xolie Morra & The Strange Kind is fronted by lead vocalist Xolie Morra, an artist who is on the Autism Spectrum and an out and loud member of…

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Our E.D.’s latest–The Forgotten Vowel: How Intersex Liberation Benefits the Entire LGBTQIA Community

By admin author | November 10, 2017

“The Forgotten Vowel: How Intersex Liberation  Benefits the Entire LGBTQIA Community,” was published on Intersex Solidarity Day/Intersex Remembrance Day in INTO magazine, the only LGBTQIA website to be shortlisted for…

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First Openly Intersex American Elected to Public Office!

By admin author | November 9, 2017

Earlier this week, Betsey Driver became the first openly intersex American to be elected to public office in a beautiful win for not just for her, but for all intersex…

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New Podcast Intersex Gets Legit: Ep 1 Sara Kelly Keenan!

By admin author | November 9, 2017

It’s up! We are so happy to announce the launch of our new podcast Intersex Gets Legit, featuring interviews by intersex activists, artists, thought-makers and allies making the world a…

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Pediatrics Society Recommends Delaying Unnec Surgeries on Intersex Children!

By admin author | November 9, 2017

NORTH AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PEDIATRIC AND ADOLESCENT GYNECOLOGY (NASPAG) Releases Position Statement Recommending Delay in Medically Unnecessary Surgeries on Intersex Infants and Minors. The report, released yesterday, November 8, supports…

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The IQ Quarterly: Call for Submissions

By admin author | November 8, 2017

The IQ Quarterly Statement of Purpose As community members who are both intersex and queer, we cannot separate these vital, overlapping aspects of ourselves, and we support equality for all…

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Acclaimed solo show Angels are Intersex starts touring next year!

By admin author | November 8, 2017

We have been fans of British intersex comedian and playwright Seven Graham’s writing and advocacy since 2006, when they came out as intersex in The Independent. Later, we were overjoyed…

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Webinar on Non-binary Passport Lawsuit with Plaintiff Dana Zzyym

By admin author | November 8, 2017

Hi Everyone! I’m having a webinar about my activism and my non-binary passport lawsuit, and I would like to invite you to join me. It’s interactive. For more information go…

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New Mission and Independent Status for IC4E as Viloria resigns from post as OII Chair

By admin author | November 8, 2017

As announced here on our old website www.oii-usa.org, the Intersex Campaign for Equality (IC4E) is no longer the United States affiliate of the Organisation Intersex International (OII), known as OII-USA.…

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Germany Introduces Third Gender Designation for Non-Binary Adult Citizens!

By admin author | November 8, 2017

Great news out of Germany on Intersex Solidarity Day! As reported by AP News early today, “Germany’s highest court has decided that people must be allowed to be entered in…

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Intersex: A Perilous Difference, By Professor Morgan Holmes

By Hida | November 7, 2017

A lot of books have been written “about” intersex people, but Intersex: A Perilous Difference (January 2008), is the first book on intersex people and the human rights abuse of…

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How You can Help End Intersex Genital Mutilation Right Now (VIDEO)

By admin author | October 30, 2017

We’re thrilled to see the intersex movement growing, but many folks still don’t understand why the human rights abuse of Intersex Genital Mutilation, or IGM (a.k.a. medically unnecessary nonconsensual surgeries…

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State Dept. Claims Solidarity with Intersex People But…

By admin author | October 27, 2017

Yesterday the U.S. State Department issued the following statement in conjunction with Intersex Awareness Day: In recognition of Intersex Awareness Day, the United States State Department stands in solidarity with…

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AMSA Issues Statement To Defer Gender “Normalizing” Surgeries on Intersex Children!

By admin author | October 26, 2017

Today, in conjunction and solidarity with Intersex Awareness Day, October 26, 2017, the American Medical Students Association (AMSA) issued a statement calling for deferment of medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex…

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Easy Ways to Spread Love & Visibility This Intersex Awareness Day

By admin author | October 26, 2017

The intersex community sure has a lot to celebrate as we’ve seen some have tremendous progress this past year, but we still have a long way to go in terms…

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