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Videos

Chinese Language Video about Intersex Issues in Hong Kong

We are continually impressed by the strength, determination and courage of our intersex activist colleagues abroad, who are educating people about the need for intersex human rights in countries where it is much harder to do so than it is the United States. One such colleague is Small Luk, a registered social worker, Chinese medicine…

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We Celebrate IDAHO-T w/Fantastic New UN Video!

We would like to wish all our comrades in the LGBTQIA community a very happy IDAHO-T Day (Int’l Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia). Whether we grow up to be LGBT or not, all intersex people are vulnerable to homophobia, transphobia and biphobia if our differences are detected at birth or in childhood, because the…

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UN creates Intersex Fact Sheet & features Viloria in video!!!

Our deepest thanks and gratitude goes to the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) for their work to include intersex people in the struggle for human rights, by engaging with intersex activists such as our very own Hida Viloria, to create the fantastic Free & Equal Campaign’s Intersex Fact Sheet,…

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OII’s message of “Intersex” pride in new Buzzfeed video! :)

We’re thrilled to see more intersex activists following our lead by discarding the use of medical terms such as “DSD” (representing “Disorders” or “Differences”, “of Sex Development”) and instead using the term “Intersex” exclusively in this video, “What It’s Like Being Intersex”! In 2011, OII-USA, a.k.a. The Intersex Campaign for Equality, was founded and became…

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Viloria in Gender Talents (Video)

OII Word Chair and Intersex Campaign for Equality (IC4E) founder Hida Viloria was interviewed for Gender Talents , a fantastic web-based project by Colombian artist Carlos Motta that engages movements and discourses for gender self-determination within trans and interest communities. Watch the 8 1/2 minute video here. Motta does a FANTASTIC job capturing some of…

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Aljazeera interviews Viloria on sports policies for intersex female athletes

  Our E.D. Hida Viloria is on Aljazeera’s The Stream today, speaking with scholars Payoshni Mitra, PhD, and Katrina Karkazis, PhD, author of Fixing Sex, about how sporting regulations for intersex women, specifically those with hyperandrogegism (high natural testosterone levels), are discriminatory, as witnessed in the recent case of India’s Dutee Chand. Viloria has lobbied extensively against…

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Short film about OII Australia V.P. Tony Briffa

Tony Briffa, who has been in the forefront of intersex visibility down under, and was the world’s first openly intersex mayor, shares their life experiences as an intersex persoon and spokesperson in this fantastic 8 minute short film. Enjoy!

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UN Free & Equal Campaign Human Rights Day video features Viloria

We’re happy to see OII-USA Director Hida Viloria quoted in this article announcing the UN Free & Equal campaign’s video of the groundbreaking panel Sports Comes Out Against Homophobia. “It’s very easy to discriminate against intersex women [athletes] because we’re closeted,” said U.S. intersex activist Hida Viloria. “That’s why even though intesex is 1.7{f489cf86ef3549788833b103eab17d2ae409a7409d59fb02bb862162d1b706dc} of…

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