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Are you intersex… and queer?

Are you intersex and queer and feeling grateful about it? Or not? We’d love to hear from you! Over the years, we’ve gotten feedback from dozens of intersex folks who are also members of the LGBTQ community telling us that they don’t see their voices and/or experiences represented as much as they’d like to. In…

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American Photographer Del LaGrace Volcano

Del LaGrace Volcano is a non-binary intersex American photographer who has been challenging the norms of gender for over two decades through their pioneering photographic work. Their photography has been exhibited throughout the world, including the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art in New York City. The exhibit, “Del LaGrace Volcano: A Mid-Career Retrospective,”…

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Mami Y Yo y Mi Gallito, by Director Arisleyda Dilone

Arisleyda Dilone is an intersex filmmaker and director whose piercing essay“Growing Up Intersex, All I Wanted Were Breasts–But Now I Don’t Know if I Want Them Anymore,” we shared here earlier this year. Last month, Dilone’s short film Mami Y Yo y Mi Gallito screened at Harvard University. As Dilone said in her director’s statement…

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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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African-American artist Sean Saifa Wall

Sean Saifa Wall​ has been a proudly, openly intersex man for a long time, appearing in the intersex documentary One in 2000 with our E.D. back in 2007. Since, he has continued to work for intersex visibility and equality, as a participant at the International Intersex Forum’s, one of the advisors to Astraea Justice​’s Intersex…

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German visual artist Ins Kromminga

Ins Kromminga is an acclaimed visual artist and long-time intersex activist as a member of OII Deautcshland, a.k.a. OII Germany, and OII Europe. His hauntingly powerful work has been featured in the American visual arts magazine ARTNews and elsewhere. Please follow and support Kromminga’s work at his website here: http://www.abject.de.

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Seattle musician Xolie Morra, Xolie Morra & The Strange Kind

Seattle band Xolie Morra & The Strange Kind is fronted by lead vocalist Xolie Morra, an artist who is on the Autism Spectrum and an out and loud member of the LGBTQ/Intersex community, in order to raise awareness about diversity, equality and acceptance of all people. Follow the band on twitter: @thestrangekind. From the band’s…

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