News Of Note
Amnesty Int’l for Intersex Awareness Day
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…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…Read More
Celebrating National Coming Out Day!
“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…Read More
Colorado Becomes First U.S. State to Issue an Intersex Birth Certificate!
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…Read More
Judge Rules In Assoc. Dir. Dana Zzyym’s Favor for Nonbinary Passport!
Earlier today, a district court judge ruled in support of our Associate Director Dana Zzyym’s lawsuit for a passport that accurately reflects their sex as neither male nor female and…Read More
New York City Soon to Allow Gender Neutral X on Birth Certificates!
As reported in The Daily Beast, New York City will soon allow non-binary people to amend birth certificates to a gender neutral “X.” New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio…Read More
Celebrate Being Intersex in the Intersex Quarterly!
We are thrilled to announce our call for submissions to the Intersex Quarterly, our online quarterly produced in compunction with Indolent Books. Please add you voices folks, the world needs…Read More
LeBron James Steps Out to Support Caster Semenya!
As reported in All 4 Women, LeBron James took the time out of his busy schedule yesterday to make a trip to Berlin to watch South African track star Caster…Read More
Intersex Activist Hann Lindahl on California’s Intersex Legislation
InterACT’s Hann Lindahl gives Them. the scoop on the historic passage of California bill SCR-110, the first U.S. legislation to support intersex people’s right to bodily autonomy. We couldn’t be…Read More
California Passes SCR 110: First U.S. Legislation Urging Protection of Intersex Babies and Children!
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…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…Read More
Amazing Intersex Protest at Chicago Lurie Children’s Hospital
Yesterday, our colleagues Pidgeon Pagonis and Sean Safia Wall, at the Intersex Justice Project, pulled off their second protest for intersex bodily autonnomy at Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago. With…Read More
Global sports community signs open letter to IAAF in support of intersex women athletes!
We have long awaited the day when athletes would step forward to support the intersex women unfairly targeted by the I.A.A.F. (the sports federation which governs track and field) and…Read More
CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS: Support Intersex Rights Today, Powerfully and Easily
The U.S. intersex movement was birthed in the mid-90’s, when a a handful of pioneers including our E.D. began speaking out publicly in order to end medically unnecessary nonconsensual surgeries…Read More
Dana Zzyym Continues Fight for Intersex Federal Recognition!
From our Executive Director, Hida Viloria Yesterday, our associate director Dana Zzyym returned to federal district court in Denver, Colorado, to fight for the right to have their sex/gender (the…Read More
California Senate Approves Resolution Denouncing Unnecessary Surgeries on Intersex Infants!
Yesterday, Monday, May 21st, as reported in the SF Weekly: The California Senate approved a resolution 23-12 that calls on medical professionals to delay unnecessary surgery on intersex infants until…Read 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),…Read More
IAAF targeting of Caster Semenya covered in The Guardian
We have always been fans of and supported Sougth African track star Caster Semenya, and thank The Guardian for this piece, “Caster Semenya the obvious target in IAAF changes that…Read More
CORR.: CA Senator Introduces Resolution to Urge Medical Providers to End IGM
Our enormous thanks to California Senator Scott Weiner (D–San Francisco) for supporting intersex people’s right bodily autonomy and self-determination! As reported earlier this week on CBS SF Bay Area News,…Read More
Celebrating Black History Month: Julius Kaggwa
Today we honor celebrated Ugandan activist Julius Kaggwa, executive director of the intersex support organization Support Initiative for People with Atypical Sex Development (SIPD), whose pioneering human rights work began…Read More