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Incredible TED X by Intersex Youth Ori & Their Mom!

As an unfunded intersex advocacy organization operating entirely on donations and volunteer assistance, without unpaid staff, we are not always able to update our site as frequently as we’d like. This is the only reason that we have not shared this incredible TED X talk before today! “Intersex is Awesome” is a TED X by…

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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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The Father of the American Cavalry appears to have been Intersex!!!

Tonight, the Smithsonian Channel’s America’s Hidden Stories will air the documentary “The General Was Female?”, which explores years of research which determine that General Casimir Pulaski, often revered as the Father of the American Cavalry, was an intersex person with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH). This is incredible news for our community, which has lacked historical…

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Great article by parent Eric Lohman in Support of SB 201

Big thanks to Eric Lohman, one of the wonderfully loving parents of an intersex child, and co-author with his partner, Stephani Lohman, of Raising Rosie: Our Story of Parenting an Intersex Child, who have chosen to love and accept their daughter as is, for this great article in support of California’s SB 201, which seeks…

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Intersex Filmmaker River Gallo in MTV News !

We are so excited to see intersex film-maker River Gallo getting recognition and press for hi groundbreaking film Ponyboi! Please enjoy and share this latest, in MTV News, widely. http://www.mtv.com/news/3118699/river-gallo-interview-ponyboi-glaad-awards-grant-2019/

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Great Coverage of CA’s SB 201 in The Daily Beast

The Daily Beast examines California’s SB 201, which seeks to ban medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex babies, in the excellent article, “I Wasn’t Ready for the Intersex Surgery I Had as a Child,” featuring great interviews excerpts from intersex activist Amanda Saenz. Please share widely to educate about the need for this groundbreaking legislation.

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