Lambda Legal Urges Tenth Circuit to Uphold Ruling in Favor of Intersex Vet Seeking Accurate Passport
By Lambda Legal JANUARY 22, 2020 Lambda Legal today appeared before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit to urge the court to uphold a district court ruling that the State Department cannot rely on its male-or-female-only gender policy to withhold a U.S. passport from Dana Zzyym, a U.S. Navy veteran who is…Read More
Lambda Legal Continues Fight for Dana Zzyym’s Non-Binary Passport!
==================================================== PRESS RELEASE, Thursday, May 09, 2019 From out colleagues at Lambda Legal ==================================================== Lambda Legal to Tenth Circuit: Affirm Ruling for Nonbinary Intersex Veteran Seeking an Accurate U.S. Passport “It’s absurd that the State Department would rather me just randomly check a box: male or female. It’s not who I am, and it would…Read More
World Medical Assn Warns Doctors To Do No Harm to Women Athletes w High T
We thank the World Medical Association (WMA) profusely for honoring ethics to 1st do no harm–even in regards to people with variations of sex characteristics, whom have sadly and egregiously often been left out of this code of ethics. (We note that we do not refer to these athletes as intersex because they identify as…Read More
Olympian Casey Legler Calls Out Racism, Misogyny & Homophobia in Caster Ruling!
So many have spoken and written about this issue, but the voices that have been sorely needed are those of fellow female athletes saying that it is fine for Caster to compete as she is b/c sports are all about having different advantages, & calling out the IAAF, IOC & CAS (Court of Sport) on…Read More
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…Read More
Viloria on Why We Must Not Allow Intersex Erasure
In honor of Intersex Awareness Day 2018, our Founding Director Hida Viloria’s essay for Logo’s NewNowNext, on Trumnp’s attempts at trans and intersex erasure and why intersex inclusion is essential for the entire LGBTQIA community. Please share widely, especially with your LGBT allies. Together, we are stronger! jRead More
Intersex Memoir BORN BOTH Nominated for Lambda Literary Award!
Last year, we were thrilled and proud to announce the release of the first book by an openly intersex author to be published by a Big 5 Publisher (Hachette Books), by our very own founding Director, long-time queer, non-binary intersex, Latinx activist and writer Hida Viloria. Viloria’s memoir, em>Born Both: An Intersex Life, received extensive…Read More
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…Read More
International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, & Transphobia
We stand in solidarity with the LGBTQIA community in observing the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia, and although there is not consensus, we also support the inclusion of Interphobia as Intersex people suffer greatly due to anti-queer prejudice. #idahobit2017 #idahot2017Read More