Viloria Speaking at Stanford’s World Sexual Health Day

ICE E.D. Hida Viloria will be speaking at World Sexual Health Day 2016, “Eliminating The Myths“, on September 29, 2016. We are honored to be included in the list of esteemed speakers, and we thank hosts, Stanford’s Weiland Health Initiative, for putting together what promises to be an enlightening, entertaining event. Doors open at 5:30 and…

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Read Intersex Narratives in New VOICES Issue

We are very pleased to share “Normalizing Interex”, the latest issue of VOICES: Personal Stories from the Pages of NIB. NIB, The Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics, published these personal narratives from intersex people, including our own Hida Viloria, last year, and they are now openly accessible to all here in VOICES. The narratives focus on our experiences with…

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Our submission to the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

We thank the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) for their inclusion of  intersex people in their Request for Information (RFI): Inviting Comments and Suggestions on the Health and Health Research Needs, Specific Health Issues and Concerns for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Populations.  You can read our submission here: NIH Submission

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March 7 2012 was an historic day for LGBT people at the United Nations Human Rights Council – now we need full and equal intersex inclusion

WE had hoped to comment on the proceedings of Wednesday March 7, 2012 a little sooner than now. We have been attempting to obtain a full transcript of the proceedings at the United Nations Human Rights Council discussion titled Human rights, sexual orientation and gender identity but one was not forthcoming. Instead, ILGA – the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans…

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Intersex and LGBTI are now starting to appear in federal US health websites and grants programs

ALTHOUGH a search on the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) website still yields a null result – ‘No pages were found containing “intersex”.’ – intersex does crop up in searches on related websites such as those of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health and Health Resources & Services Administration where searches…

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OII’s Bhakti Ananda Goswami’s open letter about intersex to organizers of the White House LGBT Conference on Health, February 16th, 2012, in Philadelphia

Author: Bhakti Ananda Goswami, Diversity and Tolerance Spokesperson for Organization Intersex International – OII Date: February 16, 2012 Dear Conference Organizers, Please allow me to introduce myself. I am Diversity and Tolerance Spokesperson for Organization Intersex International – OII. I was hoping to be able to attend this important conference, but as a disabled poor person,…

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