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Human Rights

Viloria Kicks Off BMCC’s LGBTQIA History Month

The Bureau of ManhattanCommunity College (BMCC) is celebrating LGBTQIA History Month this October, and invited our E.D. Hida Viloria to present the keynote speech to kickoff the celebrations on October 10th. We’re thrilled at the continued inclusion of the intersex community and our issues, and thank everyone a the BMCC for a wonderful event!

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E.D. Presenting at Columbia’s Center for Gender & Sexuality Law

Intersex Campaign for Equality E.D. Hida Viloria will be presenting “Cultural Delusion and Social Oppression: Why Intersex Inclusion Matters”, a free lunchtime talk at the esteemed Columbia University’s Center for Sexuality and Gender Law. Please join us! Monday, October 9th, 12:10pm Columbia Law School 435 W 116th St, New York, New York 10027

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Human Rights Watch calls on American Academy of Pediatrics to Stop IGM!

  Excellent article from Human Rights Watch calling on the American Academy of Pediatrics, convening this weekend in Chicago, to endorse what we intersex activists have been advocating for decades: a moratorium on medically unnecessary, nonconsensual surgeries on intersex infants and children, also known as Intersex Genital Mutilation, or IGM! “Human Rights Watch and interACT…

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Viloria to give Keynote at Lambda Archives Annual Gala

Our founding director Hida Viloria will be presenting the keynote address at this years Lambda Archives of San Diego Annual Gala: 30 Years of Preserving the Pearls of Our History. Saturday, September 16th, 2017. 6PM-8PM. Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club and Bungalows 2223 El Cajon Blvd San Diego, California We thank the Lambda Archives of San…

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Intersex Doctor Speaks Out Against IGM in THE NATION!

      A decade ago, our E.D. appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show with the author of this excellent piece in The Nation, and we thank Dr. Katharine B Dalke for her continued efforts to end medically unnecessary nonconsensual surgeries on intersex minors, aka Intersex Genital Mutilation (IGM). Please share!

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Former U.S. Surgeon Generals Call For Moratorium on Medically Unnecessary Intersex Infant Surgeries!

In a stunning victory for intersex advocates, three former United States Surgeon Generals published a paper yesterday, titled “Re-Thinking Genital Surgeries on Intersex Infants,” which calls for a moratorium on performing medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex children! The paper’s authors, Dr. Joycelyn Elders, Dr. David Satcher, and Dr. Richard Carmona, the 15th, 16th and 17th…

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