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Posts Tagged ‘intersex OII-USA’

Our E.D. at Princeton on Race, Sexuality & Gender Intersex-ionalities

Hida Viloria will be presenting he/r Intersex 101 workshop, “Reimagining the Human Species: Intersex People in Society”, and lecture,” Sex is Complicated: Intersexionality and Intersex Human Rights, Identity and Discourse”, today at Princeton. It’s truly incredible to see how far awareness, and discussions about intersex people’s lives has come, and we are honored to be…

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U.S. finally begins to acknowledge “Intersex Genital Mutilation”!

We are very pleased and excited to see this recent piece titled, “Infant Intersex Surgery: Genital Mutilation in the U.S.?“, in Law Street Media! OII-USA, along with other advocates, has always considered medically unnecessary, non-consensual, “normalizing” genital surgeries and medical treatments of intersex people to be a human rights violation akin to Female Genital Mutilation…

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How Intersex People Identify

By Hida Viloria and Dana Zzyym. Much has been said recently, on the heels of all the media attention on Caitlin Jenner and Rachel Dolezal, about the issue of how people “identify”. Meanwhile, Intersex people have also been getting attention in the media, and an increasing amount of folks are finally aware of the fact…

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