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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 in the late 1990’s. We commend him for his inspirational impact, courage, and dedication as a first wave intersex activist in Africa whose work continues…

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Celebrating Black History Month: Nthabiseng Mokoena

Nthabiseng Mokoena is a prominent South African intersex activist whose strength and courage as one of the very first (if not the very first) black South Africans to advocate publicly for intersex rights we celebrate today. Mokoena was born wth ambiguous genitalia in rural South Africa, where many people believe that children born intersex are…

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Celebrating Black History Month: Sean Saifa Wall

In honor of Black History Month, we celebrate African-American artist and activist Sean Saifa Wall, whose groundbreaking work we have featured here in the past. Wall is a well-published speaker, researcher, and long-time intersex human rights activist whose intersectional perspective and voice as a queer intersex person of color is much needed and appreciated! In…

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IC4E Celebrates Black History Month! Today: Dr. Dani Lee Harris

It’s black history month, and we’ve been thinking about the significant contributions that black community members have made to intersex activism and human rights. IC4E is grounded in perspectives of color, founded originally as OII-USA by Hida Viloria, a child of South American immigrant parents and long-time activist, twice arrested fighting for equality for people…

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