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Promoting human rights and equality for all intersex people through arts, education and action.

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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Our E.D.’s latest–The Forgotten Vowel: How Intersex Liberation Benefits the Entire LGBTQIA Community

“The Forgotten Vowel: How Intersex Liberation  Benefits the Entire LGBTQIA Community,” was published on Intersex Solidarity Day/Intersex Remembrance Day in INTO magazine, the only LGBTQIA website to be shortlisted for a Shorty Award in news and media. Our E.D. Hida Viloria shares her experience discovering the memoirs of Herculine Barbin–whose birthday, November 8, 1838, is…

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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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