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For Allies

African-American artist Sean Saifa Wall

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 has continued to work for intersex visibility and equality, as a participant at the International Intersex Forum’s, one of the advisors to Astraea Justice​’s Intersex…

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Seattle musician Xolie Morra, Xolie Morra & The Strange Kind

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 the LGBTQ/Intersex community, in order to raise awareness about diversity, equality and acceptance of all people. Follow the band on twitter: @thestrangekind. From the band’s…

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Intersex: A Perilous Difference, By Professor Morgan Holmes

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 Intersex Genital Mutilation (IGM)–a.k.a. nonconsensual medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex infants and children–published by an intersex person. Author Morgan Holmes is a Canadian professor of sociology…

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

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 on intersex infants and minors) persists, or what they can do to help end it. This video video — a recording of our E.D. Hida…

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State Dept. Claims Solidarity with Intersex People But…

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 intersex persons and advocates around the world. We recognize that intersex persons face violence, discrimination, harassment, and persecution on account to their sex characteristics. At…

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Great Article for Intersex Allies!

Please share this great article, “7 Things You Need To Know To Be A Good Ally To An Intersex Person” widely folks! Thanks to author Kristina Marusic for writing and Logo​’s NewNowNext​ for running it. [Note: Californiais the second, not the first, state to offer third gender IDs, after Oregon did in July. Washington D.C.…

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Activist Pidgeon Pagonis’s Open Letter to Dr. David Sandberg

What an excellent letter by activist Pidgeon Pagonis, and a great move to resist the invitation from longtime IGM advocate Dr. David Sandberg to engage in a private dialogue with him. Intersex activists have engaged in these dialogues for decades and doctors have not listened. Now Sandberg and others like him who continue to advocate…

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Intersex Awareness Day Approaches

Intersex Awareness Day is this Thursday, October 26th! Please help us spread visibility and acceptance of intersex people by sharing posts by &/or about intersex people on your social media outlets that day. For general info. we highly recommend the UN’s Intersex Fact Sheet, which the Intersex Campaign for Equality and other intersex activist organizations…

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