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Viloria to give Keynote at Lambda Archives Annual Gala

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 Diego for honoring our founding director with this keynote and for recognizing and including intersex people’s contributions!

Victory for Intersex Plaintiff Dana Zzyym & All Non-Binary People!

Victory for Intersex Plaintiff Dana Zzyym & All Non-Binary People!

Earlier today, Lambda Legal–who are representing our Associate Director Dana Zzyym in their historic U.S. lawsuit for accurate gender recognition on their passport–issued an update in the case titled, “Victory for Intersex Plaintiff”. From the press release: “Lambda Legal is urging the State Department to issue accurate passports for non-binary people! This comes after a… Continue Reading

Honoring the Intersex Day of Remembrance

Honoring the Intersex Day of Remembrance

The Intersex Day of Remembrance, also known as Intersex Solidarity Day, is observed on November 8th, the birthday of Herculine Barbin. As the observance’s founder Gina Wilson, former president and founder of OII Australia and pioneering crusader for intersex human rights, elaborated in the Star Observer in 2011, Barbin is the earliest recorded intersex person to… Continue Reading

“The Right to Legally Exist”: IAD 2016 Presentation

“The Right to Legally Exist”: IAD 2016 Presentation

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 12:10 pm – 1:15 pm Jerome Greene Hall – Room 646 Columbia Law School 435 W 116th St, New York, New York 10027 The Intersex Campaign for Equality (aka OII-USA) and The Center for Gender and Sexuality Law are pleased to present: “The Right to Legally Exist: An IAD Talk with… Continue Reading

Intersex Artist Ela Xora featured in Artlyst

Intersex Artist Ela Xora featured in Artlyst

Intersex artist Ela Xora’s upcoming October 24th show, “Signs of Intersex People” is featured in Artlyst: The Independent Voice of Contemporary Art. “‘Signs of Intersex People’ is an eye-opening mask and sign centric exhibition that traces the contours of connectivity between the hero to zero social status shift of intersex-bodied people in early Western culture… Continue Reading

OUT FRONT to Honor Zzyym as Power Award Winner!

OUT FRONT to Honor Zzyym as Power Award Winner!

Great cover story about our own Dana Zzyym. Dana was selected as one of the LGBTQIA activists to be honored on October 15th at OUT FRONT’s 2016 Power Gala Awards. The event will be held at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel’s grand ballroom, in conjunction with the Denver Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, and… Continue Reading

Happy Bisexual Awareness Week to all!

Happy Bisexual Awareness Week to all!

As #Bisexual Awareness Week 2016 kicks off today, we would like to acknowledge our support and solidarity with the bisexual community. We recognize and acknowledge that many of our partners, spouses and loved ones are bisexual, and that both the bisexual and intersex communities are stigmatized because we challenge binary, heteronormative expectations. Please forward this reading… Continue Reading

Viloria Speaking at Stanford’s World Sexual Health Day

Viloria Speaking at Stanford’s World Sexual Health Day

ICE E.D. Hida Viloria will be speaking at World Sexual Health Day 2016, “Eliminating The Myths“, on September 29, 2016. We are honored to be included in the list of esteemed speakers, and we thank hosts, Stanford’s Weiland Health Initiative, for putting together what promises to be an enlightening, entertaining event. Doors open at 5:30 and… Continue Reading

We Celebrate IDAHO-T w/Fantastic New UN Video!

We Celebrate IDAHO-T w/Fantastic New UN Video!

We would like to wish all our comrades in the LGBTQIA community a very happy IDAHO-T Day (Int’l Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia). Whether we grow up to be LGBT or not, all intersex people are vulnerable to homophobia, transphobia and biphobia if our differences are detected at birth or in childhood, because the… Continue Reading

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