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The IQ Quarterly: Call for Submissions

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 LGBTQIA+ people. However, we are aware that the voices, identities, and experiences of intersex people who are also LGBTQIA+ community members are sometimes marginalized within…

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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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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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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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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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Oregon becomes first state to offer non-binary driver’s licenses!

As reported in Time, Oregon has become the first state to offer a non-binary gender option on driver’s licenses. Effective July 1st, residents will be able to select an “X”, representing “not specified”, instead of an M or F as their gender—with no doctor’s verification needed! According to reports, those speaking in favor of adding…

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