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Human Rights

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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Celebrating National Coming Out Day!

“Intersex people are born on the frontlines of homophobia and transphobia because we’re vulnerable to being harmed in infancy if our differences from heterosexual norms are detected, as they often are.” — IC4E Founding Director Hida Viloria View this post on Instagram #NationalComingOutDay A post shared by hida viloria (@hidaviloria) on Oct 11, 2018 at…

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Colorado Becomes First U.S. State to Issue Intersex Birth Certificate!

On September 19th, the same day that Federal Judge Jackson ruled in favor of our Associate Director Dana Zzyym receiving their non-binary passport, intersex activist Anunnaki Ray Marquez received his intersex birth certificate in the mail! This makes Colorado the first U.S. state to allow intersex birth certificates (as opposed to New York City, the…

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Dana Zzyym Interviewed on Radiolab

Our Associate Director Dana Zzyym shares their incredible journey toward wholeness as a non-binary intersex person and activist on WNYC Studio’s Radiolab. Radiolab has won Peabody Awards, a National Academies Communication Award “for their investigative use of radio to make science accessible to broad audiences.” Zzyym reveals how harmful the nonconsensual treatments they received as…

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