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First Openly Intersex American Elected to Public Office!

By admin author | November 9, 2017

Earlier this week, Betsey Driver became the first openly intersex American to be elected to public office in a beautiful win for not just for her, but for all intersex…

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New Podcast Intersex Gets Legit: Ep 1 Sara Kelly Keenan!

By admin author | November 9, 2017

It’s up! We are so happy to announce the launch of our new podcast Intersex Gets Legit, featuring interviews by intersex activists, artists, thought-makers and allies making the world a…

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Pediatrics Society Recommends Delaying Unnec Surgeries on Intersex Children!

By admin author | November 9, 2017

NORTH AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PEDIATRIC AND ADOLESCENT GYNECOLOGY (NASPAG) Releases Position Statement Recommending Delay in Medically Unnecessary Surgeries on Intersex Infants and Minors. The report, released yesterday, November 8, supports…

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The IQ Quarterly: Call for Submissions

By admin author | November 8, 2017

The IQ Quarterly Statement of Purpose As community members who are both intersex and queer, we cannot separate these vital, overlapping aspects of ourselves, and we support equality for all…

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Acclaimed solo show Angels are Intersex starts touring next year!

By admin author | November 8, 2017

We have been fans of British intersex comedian and playwright Seven Graham’s writing and advocacy since 2006, when they came out as intersex in The Independent. Later, we were overjoyed…

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Webinar on Non-binary Passport Lawsuit with Plaintiff Dana Zzyym

By admin author | November 8, 2017

Hi Everyone! I’m having a webinar about my activism and my non-binary passport lawsuit, and I would like to invite you to join me. It’s interactive. For more information go…

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New Mission and Independent Status for IC4E as Viloria resigns from post as OII Chair

By admin author | November 8, 2017

As announced here on our old website www.oii-usa.org, the Intersex Campaign for Equality (IC4E) is no longer the United States affiliate of the Organisation Intersex International (OII), known as OII-USA.…

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Germany Introduces Third Gender Designation for Non-Binary Adult Citizens!

By admin author | November 8, 2017

Great news out of Germany on Intersex Solidarity Day! As reported by AP News early today, “Germany’s highest court has decided that people must be allowed to be entered in…

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Intersex: A Perilous Difference, By Professor Morgan Holmes

By Hida | November 7, 2017

A lot of books have been written “about” intersex people, but Intersex: A Perilous Difference (January 2008), is the first book on intersex people and the human rights abuse of…

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How You can Help End Intersex Genital Mutilation Right Now (VIDEO)

By admin author | October 30, 2017

We’re thrilled to see the intersex movement growing, but many folks still don’t understand why the human rights abuse of Intersex Genital Mutilation, or IGM (a.k.a. medically unnecessary nonconsensual surgeries…

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State Dept. Claims Solidarity with Intersex People But…

By admin author | October 27, 2017

Yesterday the U.S. State Department issued the following statement in conjunction with Intersex Awareness Day: In recognition of Intersex Awareness Day, the United States State Department stands in solidarity with…

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AMSA Issues Statement To Defer Gender “Normalizing” Surgeries on Intersex Children!

By admin author | October 26, 2017

Today, in conjunction and solidarity with Intersex Awareness Day, October 26, 2017, the American Medical Students Association (AMSA) issued a statement calling for deferment of medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex…

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Easy Ways to Spread Love & Visibility This Intersex Awareness Day

By admin author | October 26, 2017

The intersex community sure has a lot to celebrate as we’ve seen some have tremendous progress this past year, but we still have a long way to go in terms…

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Great Article for Intersex Allies!

By admin author | October 24, 2017

Please share this great article, “7 Things You Need To Know To Be A Good Ally To An Intersex Person” widely folks! Thanks to author Kristina Marusic for writing and…

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Activist Pidgeon Pagonis’s Open Letter to Dr. David Sandberg

By admin author | October 24, 2017

What an excellent letter by activist Pidgeon Pagonis, and a great move to resist the invitation from longtime IGM advocate Dr. David Sandberg to engage in a private dialogue with…

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Intersex Blogs

By admin author | October 24, 2017

  Intersex Affirming Blogs we recommend: Intersex and Out. The Intersex Roadshow. Full-Frontal Activism: Intersex and Awesome. Intersex and the City.‘ Queer Intersects. Lovely Orchid.   #intersex #intersexBlogs

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Intersex Awareness Day Approaches

By admin author | October 23, 2017

Intersex Awareness Day is this Thursday, October 26th! Please help us spread visibility and acceptance of intersex people by sharing posts by &/or about intersex people on your social media…

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Physicians for Human Rights publish “Unnecessary Surgery on Intersex Children Must Stop!”

By admin author | October 20, 2017

In a paper published today titled, “Unnecessary Surgery on Intersex Children Must Stop,” Physicians for Human Rights, a Nobel Peace Prize Co-laureate, called for a moratorium on nonconsensual surgeries on…

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California Becomes Second State to Offer Third Gender Option!

By admin author | October 16, 2017

HURRAY for all non-binary people, and all of us who have fought to be recognized as non-binary!!!! Big thanks to Governor Brown for signing bill SB 179 into law last…

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BBC Reports on Great Ormond Street Hospital failing intersex children

By admin author | October 12, 2017

Great Ormond Street Hospital in the UK is not meeting care standards for intersex children, a BBC investigation says. As covered in an article today in BBC News, the hospital…

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