Posts Tagged ‘intersex women’
Please support Caster Semenya! It’s critical
For anyone unsure of why this is a significant issue not just for sport, but for our entire community, we note that if the world can allow a strong, successful adult woman to be treated this way, there is little hope for powerless infants and minors. Our founding E.D. Hida Viloria has been lobbying against…Read More
Sex-Positive = Intersex-Positive in Huffington Post
Our E.D.’s latest essay, “Remember: Sex-Positive = Intersex-Positive,” in Huffington Post Queer Voices, examines the intersectionality of feminism and intersex issues by exploring medical and social views towards clitoral reduction surgeries on intersex baby girls and future women. Enjoy and please share widely to educate about how intersex issues are feminist issues. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/sex-positive-intersex-positive_us_58e6d8d7e4b0acd784ca56cd?ncid=engmodushpmg00000003Read More
Happy Women’s Day To And From ALL Women
Intersex women, transwomen, queer women, and lesbians have often been accused of not being real women. Today, as we celebrate International Women’s Day, please don’t forget your marginalized sisters. We are all women, and we are stronger together.Read More
Intersex athlete Santhi Soundarajan seeks justice!
Earlier this week, as reported by ESPN, the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) served a notice on the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in response to a petition filed by former Indian middle-distance runner Santhi Soundarajan. Santhi was stripped of her silver medal (800m) ten years ago at the Doha Asian Games, and…Read More
Intersex Pride in Cosmo!
FANTASTIC, inspirational interview in Cosmo by OII-USA’s honorary Dalea Rundblad, talented intersex musician and founder of Girl Comet, a self-esteem advocacy campaign. Thank you Dalea for representing intersex people so beautifully! Please share widely. :) http://www.cosmopolitan.com/sex-love/q-and-a/a30357/what-its-really-like-to-be-intersex/Read More
Please support intersex equality by liking Dutee’s page
We encourage you all to stand in support of Dutee Chand — the latest victim of discriminatory policies against intersex women with high testosterone levels (hyperandrogenism) — by liking the new Fairness for Dutee campaign on Facebook. Go here: https://www.facebook.com/FairnessForDuteeChandRead More