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Viloria & Pagonis on how Pulaski would not have become American Rev. War hero with today’s intersex surgical interventions + Research Examined

Note: Pressing work on legislative and educational advocacy prevented us from sharing the article referenced in this post, which ran on April 4th, at the time of its release. Our E.D. Hida Viloria and intersex activist Pidgeon Pagonis, founder of the Intersex Justice Project, were nterviewed for the article “Was Casimir Pulaski Intersex?“, in the…

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Our E.D. fills press with intersex and trans affirming views

We couldn’t be prouder of our E.D,. for filling the mainstream press with intersex affirming viewpoints in multiple articles s/he was interviewed for about the news that General Casimir Pulaski was probably intersex. S/he also shared how this news is trans affirming, particularly in light of the current trans military ban, as like the Intersex…

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Our E.D. at 5th Annual SoCal LGBTQ Health Conference

Our founding director Hida Viloria will be presenting the opening keynote lecture, “Language Matters: Promoting Equitable Treatment and Health in the Intersex Community,” on January 20th at the 5th Annual SoCal LGBTQ Health Conference. The event promises to be fantastic, and we thank host UC Irvine School of Medicine and all conference sponsors and coordinators…

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Viloria on Why We Must Not Allow Intersex Erasure

In honor of Intersex Awareness Day 2018, our Founding Director Hida Viloria’s essay for Logo’s NewNowNext, on Trumnp’s attempts at trans and intersex erasure and why intersex inclusion is essential for the entire LGBTQIA community. Please share widely, especially with your LGBT allies. Together, we are stronger! j

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Our E.D.’s latest–The Forgotten Vowel: How Intersex Liberation Benefits the Entire LGBTQIA Community

“The Forgotten Vowel: How Intersex Liberation  Benefits the Entire LGBTQIA Community,” was published on Intersex Solidarity Day/Intersex Remembrance Day in INTO magazine, the only LGBTQIA website to be shortlisted for a Shorty Award in news and media. Our E.D. Hida Viloria shares her experience discovering the memoirs of Herculine Barbin–whose birthday, November 8, 1838, is…

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Viloria to give Keynote at Lambda Archives Annual Gala

Our founding director Hida Viloria will be presenting the keynote address at this years Lambda Archives of San Diego Annual Gala: 30 Years of Preserving the Pearls of Our History. Saturday, September 16th, 2017. 6PM-8PM. Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club and Bungalows 2223 El Cajon Blvd San Diego, California We thank the Lambda Archives of San…

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My latest: Doctors Resort To Nonsensical Reasoning To Justify Surgeries On Intersex Children

My latest essay, “Doctors Resort To Nonsensical Reasoning To Justify Surgeries On Intersex Children,” published today in the Huffington Post, is a searing critique of the nonsensical, and innately discriminatory arguments which doctors are still resorting to in an effort to justify Intersex Genital Mutilation (IGM). The essay is a concerted effort to expose outdated,…

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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…

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