News Of Note

Happy Intersex Solidarity Day to all…

By admin author | November 8, 2018

…our friends, family, and fellow community members: we have so much to celebrate as we have seen so much much progress this past year! Intersex Solidarity Day began originally as…

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Happy IAD Everyone– The Intersex Quarterly is here!

By admin author | October 27, 2018

A message from our E.D. Hida Viloria, Co-editor of the new Intersex Quarterly, our online intersex quarterly produced in conjunction with Indolent Books. I am sooo happy to help share…

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Amnesty Int’l for Intersex Awareness Day

By admin author | October 26, 2018

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…

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Viloria on Why We Must Not Allow Intersex Erasure

By admin author | October 26, 2018

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…

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Celebrating National Coming Out Day!

By admin author | October 11, 2018

“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…

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Colorado Becomes First U.S. State to Issue an Intersex Birth Certificate!

By admin author | September 21, 2018

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…

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Judge Rules In Assoc. Dir. Dana Zzyym’s Favor for Nonbinary Passport!

By admin author | September 19, 2018

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…

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New York City Soon to Allow Gender Neutral X on Birth Certificates!

By admin author | September 15, 2018

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…

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Celebrate Being Intersex in the Intersex Quarterly!

By admin author | September 11, 2018

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…

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LeBron James Steps Out to Support Caster Semenya!

By admin author | September 4, 2018

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…

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Intersex Activist Hann Lindahl on California’s Intersex Legislation

By admin author | September 2, 2018

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…

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California Passes SCR 110: First U.S. Legislation Urging Protection of Intersex Babies and Children!

By admin author | August 28, 2018

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…

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Dana Zzyym Interviewed on Radiolab

By admin author | July 21, 2018

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…

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Amazing Intersex Protest at Chicago Lurie Children’s Hospital

By admin author | July 20, 2018

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…

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Global sports community signs open letter to IAAF in support of intersex women athletes!

By admin author | July 10, 2018

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…

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CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS: Support Intersex Rights Today, Powerfully and Easily

By admin author | June 11, 2018

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…

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Dana Zzyym Continues Fight for Intersex Federal Recognition!

By admin author | May 30, 2018

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…

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California Senate Approves Resolution Denouncing Unnecessary Surgeries on Intersex Infants!

By admin author | May 22, 2018

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…

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Intersex Memoir BORN BOTH Nominated for Lambda Literary Award!

By admin author | May 15, 2018

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),…

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IAAF targeting of Caster Semenya covered in The Guardian

By admin author | April 29, 2018

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…

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