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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…

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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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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/

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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.…

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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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