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California Senator Introduces Legislation to End IGM!

Our enormous thanks to California Senator Scott Weiner (D–San Francisco) for supporting intersex people’s right bodily autonomy and self-determination! As reported earlier this week on CBS SF Bay Area News, Senate Concurrent Resolution 110, which Weiner introduced March 6th: “seeks to end nonconsensual, and potentially harmful, sex assignment and genital “normalization” surgeries on babies born…

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Celebrating Black History Month: Julius Kaggwa

Today we honor celebrated Ugandan activist Julius Kaggwa, executive director of the intersex support organization Support Initiative for People with Atypical Sex Development (SIPD), whose pioneering human rights work began in the late 1990’s. We commend him for his inspirational impact, courage, and dedication as a first wave intersex activist in Africa whose work continues…

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Celebrating Black History Month: Sean Saifa Wall

In honor of Black History Month, we celebrate African-American artist and activist Sean Saifa Wall, whose groundbreaking work we have featured here in the past. Wall is a well-published speaker, researcher, and long-time intersex human rights activist whose intersectional perspective and voice as a queer intersex person of color is much needed and appreciated! In…

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Intersex model Hanne Gaby Odiele speaks out in VICE

We’re very happy and grateful to see model Hanne Gaby Odiele, whom, as we covered last year, came out as intersex in January 2017, continuing to speak out bravely about being intersex and the need to end IGM (the medically unnecessary surgeries that intersex babies and children are often subjected to). Check outher latest interview…

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Intersex voices continue to rise with new quarterly with Indolent Books!

2017 was an incredible year for intersex literature. Born Both: An Intersex Life (Hachette Books), our E.D.’s groundbreaking memoir, was released to feature length, rave reviews in The New Times Book Review, The Washington Post, NPR, and more, and best new book selections by People, Bustle, and School Library Journal. This year, we are thrilled…

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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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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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Webinar on Non-binary Passport Lawsuit with Plaintiff Dana Zzyym

Hi Everyone! I’m having a webinar about my activism and my non-binary passport lawsuit, and I would like to invite you to join me. It’s interactive. For more information go to There is a small fee, a portion of it goes to support my work on these issues at the Intersex Campaign for Equality.…

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