Arisleyda Dilone is an intersex filmmaker and director whose piercing essay“Growing Up Intersex, All I Wanted Were Breasts–But Now I Don’t Know if I Want Them Anymore,” we shared here earlier this year. Last month, Dilone’s short film Mami Y Yo y Mi Gallito screened at Harvard University. As Dilone said in her director’s statement…

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Sean Saifa Wall​ has been a proudly, openly intersex man for a long time, appearing in the intersex documentary One in 2000 with our E.D. back in 2007. Since, he has continued to work for intersex visibility and equality, as a participant at the International Intersex Forum’s, one of the advisors to Astraea Justice​’s Intersex…

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“One in 2000 shows that truly effective care for intersex people means recognizing that there are many paths to health and happiness and that the real experts on intersex are the people themselves.” —Thea Hillman, Intersex Author “Fabulous-real, relevant, scientific, personal, and important… it should be offered in every medical school.”   — Jan Schwartz,…

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If you haven’t caught it yet, the New Zealand intersex documentary Intersexion (Ponsby Films, 2012) is a must see, and is now available online on You Tube! It speaks with a diverse group of intersex community members from around the world to explore the human rights violation of nonconsensual, medically unnecessary “normalizing” surgeries — a.k.a. Intersex Genital Mutilation…

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“The problem is not with the [intersex] child, the problem is with the attitudes towards the child.” — Hida Viloria, 1996 “I know, from my experience of my very own body… the really wonderful sensitivity that I had before surgery, in terms of genital sensation, and the tremendous orgasms that I had before… so it’s…

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We thank and congratulate Phoebe Hart for making this fantastic documentary film and wish we could attend the screening! Orchids: My Intersex Adventure traces Phoebe’s journey as an intersex person with humor, intelligence, sensitivity and depth which belies her age– bravo for intersex-made art! http://citizenjanefilmfestival.org/archives/2012-2/orchids-my-intersex-adventure/

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