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Human Rights

Great article by parent Eric Lohman in Support of SB 201

Big thanks to Eric Lohman, one of the wonderfully loving parents of an intersex child, and co-author with his partner, Stephani Lohman, of Raising Rosie: Our Story of Parenting an Intersex Child, who have chosen to love and accept their daughter as is, for this great article in support of California’s SB 201, which seeks…

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Great Coverage of CA’s SB 201 in The Daily Beast

The Daily Beast examines California’s SB 201, which seeks to ban medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex babies, in the excellent article, “I Wasn’t Ready for the Intersex Surgery I Had as a Child,” featuring great interviews excerpts from intersex activist Amanda Saenz. Please share widely to educate about the need for this groundbreaking legislation.

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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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Intersex Activists Denounce Infant Surgeries in Washington Blade

Starting the year off on the right foot, this article in today’s Washington Blade features three fantastic intersex activists–Sean Saifa Wall, Jonathan Leggette, and Hans Lindhal–doing what intersex activists do best: denouncing medically unnecessary surgeries performed on intersex babies and minors. Please share widely, and Happy 2019!

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Intersex & Nonbinary Q&A with Assoc Dir Dana Zzyym

“I would like to see everybody with full equal rights and freedom–and white privilege gone from the world. I’m not sure if it’s just a utopian vision but I wish for us to move closer to that utopia.” This beautiful, incredibly informative, inclusive interview with INTO magazine makes us proud to call Dana Zzyym our…

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New theme for the Intersex Quarterly: Intersex Abroad

As announced by co-editor A.J. Odasso on Twitter, in honor of Intersex Solidarity Day today, the theme for the next issue of the Intersex Quarterly is, “Intersex Abroad.” In solidarity with intersex people across the globe, we want to hear how being intersex has impacted your time abroad, or how you want it to, and/or…

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Happy Intersex Solidarity Day to all…

…our friends, family, and fellow community members: we have so much to celebrate as we have seen so much much progress this past year! Intersex Solidarity Day began originally as the Intersex Day of Remembrance, observed today in honor of the birthday of Herculine Barbin. Barbin was an intersex woman living in 19th century France,…

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Amnesty Int’l for Intersex Awareness Day

Happy Intersex Awareness Day (IAD) everyone! We have created awareness campaigns for IAD in years past, and are thrilled to see more and more organizations doing the same. Please share this latest, from our wonderful allies at Amnesty International. https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2018/10/its-intersex-awareness-day-here-are-5-myths-we-need-to-shatter/

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