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

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 says. “We’re born with certain bodies, but they don’t even matter until we start having a perception of who we are.” As s/he mentions in…

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First Openly Intersex American Elected to Public Office!

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 people! Driver, who founded the online intersex support group Bodies Like Ours in 2001, was elected to the city council of the Borough of Flemington,…

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

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 better place, with our founding director Hida Viloria. Episode 1 is a conversation with intersex activist and third gender recognition pioneer Sara Kelly Keenan (39…

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Physicians for Human Rights publish “Unnecessary Surgery on Intersex Children Must Stop!”

In a paper published today titled, “Unnecessary Surgery on Intersex Children Must Stop,” Physicians for Human Rights, a Nobel Peace Prize Co-laureate, called for a moratorium on nonconsensual surgeries on intersex infants and minors! We DEEPLY thank these physicians for recommending that intersex people be allowed to make critical decisions about our sex traits and…

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California Becomes Second State to Offer Third Gender Option!

HURRAY for all non-binary people, and all of us who have fought to be recognized as non-binary!!!! Big thanks to Governor Brown for signing bill SB 179 into law last night, and to Senators Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) and Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) for authoring it, and Equality California and the Transgender Law Center for…

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BBC Reports on Great Ormond Street Hospital failing intersex children

Great Ormond Street Hospital in the UK is not meeting care standards for intersex children, a BBC investigation says. As covered in an article today in BBC News, the hospital is under investigation for failing to provide intersex patents and their families with fair and adequate healthcare. Big kudos to all intersex activist and allies…

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Lambda Legal Continues Fight on Behalf of Intersex Citizen Denied a U.S. Passport!

LAMBDA LEGAL PRESS RELEASE, Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Contact Tom Warnke: C: 213-841-4503; twarnke@lambdalegal.org ==================================================== Lambda Legal Continues Fight on Behalf of Intersex Citizen Denied a U.S. Passport “In the year since the Court ruled in favor of our client, the State Department doubled-down on its discriminatory male-or-female-only gender policy, again denying Dana an essential…

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