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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California Senator Scott Weiner (Dem. San Francisco) introduced legislation on January 31st to prohibit medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex babies–what intersex activists have all been fighting for! Since the start of the intersex movement over two decades ago, our main objective has been to put a stop to the harmful, irreversible practice of subjecting intersex…

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Starting the year off on the right foot, this article in today’s Washington Blade features three fantastic intersex activists–Sean Saifa Wall, Jonathan Leggette, and Hans Lindhal–doing what intersex activists do best: denouncing medically unnecessary surgeries performed on intersex babies and minors. Please share widely, and Happy 2019!

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As announced by co-editor A.J. Odasso on Twitter, in honor of Intersex Solidarity Day today, the theme for the next issue of the Intersex Quarterly is, “Intersex Abroad.” In solidarity with intersex people across the globe, we want to hear how being intersex has impacted your time abroad, or how you want it to, and/or…

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“Intersex people are born on the frontlines of homophobia and transphobia because we’re vulnerable to being harmed in infancy if our differences from heterosexual norms are detected, as they often are.” — IC4E Founding Director Hida Viloria View this post on Instagram #NationalComingOutDay A post shared by hida viloria (@hidaviloria) on Oct 11, 2018 at…

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We are thrilled to announce our call for submissions to the Intersex Quarterly, our online quarterly produced in compunction with Indolent Books. Please add you voices folks, the world needs to hear from us! And please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions.

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Our Associate Director Dana Zzyym shares their incredible journey toward wholeness as a non-binary intersex person and activist on WNYC Studio’s Radiolab. Radiolab has won Peabody Awards, a National Academies Communication Award “for their investigative use of radio to make science accessible to broad audiences.” Zzyym reveals how harmful the nonconsensual treatments they received as…

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