Bravo to Sara Kelly Keenan and to The Guardian for this respectfully written and well researched article, featuring fantastic interviews with Keenan–the first U.S. citizen to be issued an “intersex” birth certificate (from New York City)–her husband, and others. We have long spoken about the fact that in order for nonconsensual surgeries, aka Intersex Genital…

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OII-USA’s Hida Viloria on IMRU Radio, Los Angeles — the nation’s longest running Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex Radio News Magazine, “Out Loud and Proud since 1974” — speaking about the Third International Intersex Forum and the global intersex advocacy community’s goals. Interview begins 34:20 minutes in. Thanks to fabulous ally Vash Boddie…

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Issues and challenges in US activism Author: Hida Viloria, Chairperson, Organisation Intersex International – OII Unlike most other minority groups, the most tangible discrimination which intersex people have faced has been the imposition of nonconsensual medical procedures upon our bodies. This is partly responsible for why some have viewed the discrimination intersex people face as…

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