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Happy IAD Everyone– The Intersex Quarterly is here!

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 this amazing writing by amazing intersex people with the world. I really never imagined, even in my early thirties (by late 30’s I think I…

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How You can Help End Intersex Genital Mutilation Right Now (VIDEO)

We’re thrilled to see the intersex movement growing, but many folks still don’t understand why the human rights abuse of Intersex Genital Mutilation, or IGM (a.k.a. medically unnecessary nonconsensual surgeries on intersex infants and minors) persists, or what they can do to help end it. This video video — a recording of our E.D. Hida…

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State Dept. Claims Solidarity with Intersex People But…

Yesterday the U.S. State Department issued the following statement in conjunction with Intersex Awareness Day: In recognition of Intersex Awareness Day, the United States State Department stands in solidarity with intersex persons and advocates around the world. We recognize that intersex persons face violence, discrimination, harassment, and persecution on account to their sex characteristics. At…

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Intersex Awareness Day Approaches

Intersex Awareness Day is this Thursday, October 26th! Please help us spread visibility and acceptance of intersex people by sharing posts by &/or about intersex people on your social media outlets that day. For general info. we highly recommend the UN’s Intersex Fact Sheet, which the Intersex Campaign for Equality and other intersex activist organizations…

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Intersex Awareness Day video by Intersex UK with Stephen Fry

Please check out and share this fantastic 2 minute Intersex Awareness Day video by Intersex UK, narrated by Stephen Fry. Thank you @stephenfry and thank u to our incredible colleagues & media interns for unification in another addition to global voice #IAD2016 — IntersexUK (@intersexuk) October 27, 2016

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The Intersex Awareness Day 2016 Did You Know? List

By our E.D. Hida Viloria Today is #IntersexAwarenessDay, celebrated in honor of the first known intersex protest, held at a medical clinic in Boston exactly twenty years ago, on October 26th. Although we’ve made a lot of progress since then, let’s face it: we still need a lot more awareness about intersex people. I mean,…

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Viloria quoted in “Intersex ED at the UN”

Our E.D. Hida Viloria is quoted in the fantastic essay, “Intersex ED at the UN,” in The Huffington Post, by ally extraordinaire Charles Radcliffe, of the UN Human Rights Office. The article also links to the UN Free & Equal Campaign’s beautiful new “Intersex Awareness” video, which features a heartwarming scenario of the birth of…

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“The Right to Legally Exist”: IAD 2016 Presentation

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 12:10 pm – 1:15 pm Jerome Greene Hall – Room 646 Columbia Law School 435 W 116th St, New York, New York 10027 The Intersex Campaign for Equality (aka OII-USA) and The Center for Gender and Sexuality Law are pleased to present: “The Right to Legally Exist: An IAD Talk with…

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