Viloria & Pagonis on how Pulaski would not have become American Rev. War hero with today’s intersex surgical interventions + Research Examined
Note: Pressing work on legislative and educational advocacy prevented us from sharing the article referenced in this post, which ran on April 4th, at the time of its release. Our E.D. Hida Viloria and intersex activist Pidgeon Pagonis, founder of the Intersex Justice Project, were nterviewed for the article “Was Casimir Pulaski Intersex?“, in the…Read More
The Father of the American Cavalry appears to have been Intersex!!!
Tonight, the Smithsonian Channel’s America’s Hidden Stories will air the documentary “The General Was Female?”, which explores years of research which determine that General Casimir Pulaski, often revered as the Father of the American Cavalry, was an intersex person with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH). This is incredible news for our community, which has lacked historical…Read More
Intersex Filmmaker River Gallo in MTV News !
We are so excited to see intersex film-maker River Gallo getting recognition and press for hi groundbreaking film Ponyboi! Please enjoy and share this latest, in MTV News, widely. http://www.mtv.com/news/3118699/river-gallo-interview-ponyboi-glaad-awards-grant-2019/Read More
Ponyboi’s River Gallo in The Advocate [VIDEO]
Great interview in The Advocate with River Gallo, writer, director and star of Ponyboi, the first narrative film about an intersex character, created by and starring an intersex person, and his collaborator, co-director and producer Sadé Clacken Joseph. The film is a twenty minute short which the filmmakers plan to develop it into a feature.…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
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…Read More
Intersex model Hanne Gaby Odiele speaks out in VICE
We’re very happy and grateful to see model Hanne Gaby Odiele, whom, as we covered last year, came out as intersex in January 2017, continuing to speak out bravely about being intersex and the need to end IGM (the medically unnecessary surgeries that intersex babies and children are often subjected to). Check outher latest interview…Read More
New Podcast Intersex Gets Legit, with Sara Kelly Keenan!
It’s up! We are so happy to announce our new podcast Intersex Gets Legit, featuring a conversation (39 minutes) between intersex activist and third gender recognition pioneer Sara Kelly Keenan and our founding director Hida Viloria. “At a time when things look dark federally, wonderful flowers are blooming in the progressive states, and the germination…Read More
Intersex Community Members featured in Washington Post Intersex Movement article!
Our E.D. Hida Viloria and other members of the intersex community are quoted in the article, “The Intersex Rights Movement Is Ready for its Moment,” in today’s Washington Post, which also features beautiful picture of many young community members, which we feel is wonderful for bringing a humanizing lens to the intersex community and our…Read More