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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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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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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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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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