Happy Intersex Solidarity Day to allies everywhere!

Today is observed as the Intersex Day of Remembrance in honor of the birthday of Herculine Barbin, a nineteenth centrury French intersex lesbian who tragicaly committed suicde after being found by doctors to be intersex, tried in court for gender fraud, and forced  to reassign their sex to male. We honor Barbin and all the…

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Our AD’s Lawsuit in The New York Times

More coverage this week of our Associate Director Dana Zzyym’s lawsuit, today in the New York Times. We thank Lambda Legal, as always,for acting as Dana’s legal representatives in the lawsuit. We also encourage President Biden and the State Department to issue Zzyym’s passport swiftly, and to make an X option available on passports for…

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Happy Intersex Solidarity Day to all intersex people & allies!

Although we’ve seen many instances of intersex people being harmed because we’re different, we’ve also seen so many instances of wonderfully supportive friends, family members, health care workers, co-workers, colleagues, allies and others in our lives. On this Intersex Solidarity Day, also (and originally) observed as the Intersex Day of Remembrance, we send our deepest…

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“Intersex” at Malaga Spanish Film Festival

Despite these trying times, we are happy to report another example of intersex visibility in the popular culture. From VARIETY magazine: MADRID — Cecilia Roth starrer “Alice,” Ana Piterbarg’s “La Habitación Blanca,” Brazil’s sure-to-be controversial “Princesa,” and Mexico’s “Intersex” look like potential standouts in the just-announced movie project pitching platform MAFF Online by Filmarket Hub,…

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Please support Caster Semenya! It’s critical

For anyone unsure of why this is a significant issue not just for sport, but for our entire community, we note that if the world can allow a strong, successful adult woman to be treated this way, there is little hope for powerless infants and minors. Our founding E.D. Hida Viloria has been lobbying against…

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Our E.D. at 5th Annual SoCal LGBTQ Health Conference

Our founding director Hida Viloria will be presenting the opening keynote lecture, “Language Matters: Promoting Equitable Treatment and Health in the Intersex Community,” on January 20th at the 5th Annual SoCal LGBTQ Health Conference. The event promises to be fantastic, and we thank host UC Irvine School of Medicine and all conference sponsors and coordinators…

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