Intersex Activists Denounce Infant Surgeries in Washington Blade

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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New theme for the Intersex Quarterly: Intersex Abroad

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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Celebrating National Coming Out Day!

“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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Celebrate Being Intersex in the Intersex Quarterly!

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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California Passes SCR 110: First U.S. Legislation Urging Protection of Intersex Babies and Children!

As announced August 28th on twitter by Senator Scott Wiener earlier this week, California has become the first state in the U.S to pass legislation in support of intersex people’s right to bodily autonomy! Our resolution (#SCR110) urging the medical profession to delay medically unnecessary genital surgeries on #intersex babies has now fully passed the…

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Dana Zzyym Interviewed on Radiolab

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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Amazing Intersex Protest at Chicago Lurie Children’s Hospital

Yesterday, our colleagues Pidgeon Pagonis and Sean Safia Wall, at the Intersex Justice Project, pulled off their second protest for intersex bodily autonnomy at Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago. With assistance this year from Maximo Cortez and Koomah from the Houston Intersex Society, and numerous ally groups joining in support, the protest was easily the…

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