IC4E E.D. Hida Viloria’s essay, “What’s in a Name: Intersex and Identity”, was published this month in the college textbook, Queer: A Reader for Writers, by Oxford University Press. The book includes an interdisciplinary mix of public, academic, and cultural reading selections, and was developed for courses in first-year writing. It provides students with the rhetorical knowledge and…

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Hida Viloria’s review Three Reasons This Intersex Lesbian Loved Abigail Tartellin’s “Golden Boy”, about the novel featuring an intersex teen, can be found on her blog Intersex and Out. http://intersexandout.tumblr.com/ , Autostraddle, and Gay And Lesbian News.

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Fixing Sex: Intersex, Medical Authority, and Lived Experience (Duke University Press, 2008), by Professor Katrina Karkazis, is a seminal text on the highly controversial medical efforts to “treat” intersex people, historically known as the field of “intersex medical management.” A medical anthropologist and bioethicist at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stanford University School of…

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Intersex and Identity: The Contested Self (Rutgers University Press, 2003), by Sharon Preeves, is a groundbreaking text about intersex people, our identities and medical treatment. Professor Preeves is a professor and chair of the Sociology Department and director of the Public Health Sciences Program at Hamline University who recently served as a faculty research collaborator…

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