…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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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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“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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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, with New York City being the first…

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As announced August 28th on twitter by Senator Scott Wiener earlier this week, California has become the first state in the U.S to pass legislation in support of intersex people’s right to bodily autonomy! Our resolution (#SCR110) urging the medical profession to delay medically unnecessary genital surgeries on #intersex babies has now fully passed the…

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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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