Posts Tagged ‘intersex books’
9 Binary-Breaking Books by Intersex Authors
We thank writer and community member and Chris M Arlone for compiling this list of “9 Binary-Breaking Books by Intersex Authors.” and we’re proud to say it includes one (Born Both: An Intersex Life, Hachette) from our very own Hida Viloria, IC4E’s founding ED! Please enjoy and share. #intersex #breaktheBinary #intersexauthors #intersexwriters #ownvoices #lgbtqia …Read More
Our E.D.s intersex memoir makes NY Public Library’s list of Essential Feminist Reads
As the 19th Amendment turns 100, The New York Public Library reflects on the history of suffrage and feminism with the publication of NYPL’s Essential Reads on Feminism, and we are thrilled to announce that our Founding Director Hida Viloria’s memoir, Born Both: An Intersex Life was selected as one of them! We commend the…Read More
Intersex: A Perilous Difference, By Professor Morgan Holmes
A lot of books have been written “about” intersex people, but Intersex: A Perilous Difference (January 2008), is the first book on intersex people and the human rights abuse of Intersex Genital Mutilation (IGM)–a.k.a. nonconsensual medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex infants and children–published by an intersex person. Author Morgan Holmes is a Canadian professor of sociology…Read More
Intersex Memoir Born Both Praised in The New York Times, Washington Post & More!
“[A] poignant and powerful story.” – The Washington Post “Groundbreaking…This brave and empowering book deserves a wide audience.” – Library Journal We are overjoyed to report that the recently released memoir, Born Both: An Intersex Life (Hachette Books, 2017), by our very own founding E.D. Hida Viloria, has been receiving phenomenal praise–including a…Read More
Our E.D.’s Intersex Memoir Hits Stores Tomorrow!
In a world that desperately needs to hear intersex stories, we are thrilled that tomorrow, March 14th, our E.D. Hida Viloria’s memoir, Born Both: An Intersex Life, will become the first book by an intersex author to be published by a Big Four publisher! This sends a strong message that people want intersex voices to…Read More
Bodies in Doubt, by Professor Elisabeth Reis
If you’re interested in the history of intersex people’s treatment in the United States, look no further than Bodies in Doubt: An American History of Intersex (John HopkinsPress, 2009), by intersex ally Professor Elisabeth Reis. The book provides an in-depth look at recorded intersex American history. Dr.Reis, PhD., a Women’s and Gender Studies scholar and…Read More
Fixing Sex, by Professor Katrina Karkazis
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…Read More