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Hida Viloria comes out as intersex and non-binary on 20/20

By Hida | March 14, 2010

Hida Viloria is OII USA’s director. Here she is on the US 20/20 program, on 19 April 2002 (part 1 of 2; open article for part 2).

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OII’s Petition to the IOC: Depathologization & Fair Policies for Intersex Athletes

By admin author | February 25, 2010

  Intersex writer and activist Hida Viloria has authored a petition to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on behalf of the Organization intersex international (OII), as OII’s Human Rights Spokesperson.…

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Officer Dani Lee Harris becomes first intersex person to lead Pride parade

By Hida | October 31, 2009

Officer Dani Lee Harris, the LGBT liaison for the Atlanta Police Department, became the first openly intersex person to lead a Pride Parade, in 2009, as Grand Marshall of Atlanta’s…

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Bodies in Doubt, by Professor Elisabeth Reis

By admin author | May 10, 2009

If you’re interested in the history of intersex people’s treatment in the United States, look no further than Bodies in Doubt: An American History of Intersex (John HopkinsPress, 2009), by…

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By admin author | March 25, 2009
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Fixing Sex, by Professor Katrina Karkazis

By admin author | November 10, 2008

Fixing Sex: Intersex, Medical Authority, and Lived Experience (Duke University Press, 2008), by Professor Katrina Karkazis, is a seminal text on the highly controversial medical efforts to “treat” intersex people,…

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Watch award-winning intersex film XXY

By Hida | September 4, 2008

We loved this award-winning film (Critics Week Grand Prize, Cannes Film Festival, 2007), and are happy to see that beloved film critic Roger Ebert did too, giving it a big thumbs…

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Kailana Alaniz’s coming out video “Intersex True-Hermaphrodite”

By Hida | July 1, 2008

Kailana Alaniz comes out strong as a non-binary intersex person in this pioneering YouTube coming out video. Kudos to Kailana for being proudly intersex and non-binary, and for speaking out…

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Intersex and Identity: The Contested Self

By admin author | April 9, 2003

Intersex and Identity: The Contested Self (Rutgers University Press, 2003), by Sharon Preeves, is a groundbreaking text about intersex people, our identities and medical treatment. Professor Preeves is a professor…

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