Our E.D. Hida Viloria is quoted today in the Refinery29 article, “What’s the Difference between Sex & Gender?“. “Essentially, gender doesn’t boil down to our sex parts for anyone,” Viloria says. “We’re born with certain bodies, but they don’t even matter until we start having a perception of who we are.” As s/he mentions in…

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The world is finally getting the message about intersex people, as demonstrated by the beautiful title of this wonderfully thorough piece! :) Features interviews with African American intersex artist and activist Sean Safia Wall and many more.

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OII-USA E.D. Hida Viloria’s essay, “Promoting Health and Social Progress by Accepting and Depathologizing Benign Intersex Traits”, has been published in the Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics fall issue, which features a Narrative Symposium on Intersex. From the NIB website’s description of the symposium: What are the joys and heartaches faced by people diagnosed intersex? These symposium authors…

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  In “Olympics’ new Hormone Regulations: Judged by How You Look“, our E.D. and intersex activist and Professor of Sociology, Georgianne Davis, explore sporting authorities’ recently released regulations for intersex women athletes with high testosterone levels, aka hyperandrpgenism. Namely, they expound upon the issue which Viloria, Karkazis and others have previously explored, of how strong biases…

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