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Our Founding E.D. Reflects on Intersex Pride on Oprah

Our Founding E.D. Reflects on Intersex Pride on Oprah

“I wouldn’t be a ‘regular’ woman if you paid me: this is who I want to be.” — Hida Viloria

Our founding E.D. Hida Viloria​ reflects on being he/r authentic intersex self on The Oprah Winfrey Show.

Intersex Pride on Oprah

#intersex #IntersexEquality #ComingOut #BornBoth #LGBTI #Latinx

Great video of Sara Keenan’s Historic Intersex Birth Certificate

Great video of Sara Keenan’s Historic Intersex Birth Certificate

We prefer the 1.7% statistic for #intersex people, as it includes all the different types, unlike the 1 in 2000 statistic used in the video, which only refers to intersex people with ambiguous genitalia, but we still love this video, and the historic event it commemorates. Tx Sara Kelly Keenan for demanding intersex recognition! #IntersexID… Continue Reading

UN Releases “Intersex Awareness” Video!

UN Releases “Intersex Awareness” Video!

Today, in light of the upcoming #IntersexAwarenessDay, the UN Free & Equal Campaign released the video “Intersex Awareness”. The video, which is filmed without dialogue n order to be universally appealing and understood by people of all language groups, features the experience of an expecting family where the mother gives birth to an intersex baby,… Continue Reading

Fantastic Video About Dana Zzyym’s Non-Binary Recognition Lawsuit!

Fantastic Video About Dana Zzyym’s Non-Binary Recognition Lawsuit!

Today, Lambda Legal, who are representing our Associate Director Dana Zzyym (who uses they/them/their pronouns) in a historic federal lawsuit to be recognized as a non-binary intersex person, argued Dana’s case in court and released this fantastic 1 minute video, featuring Dana speaking about the importance of this lawsuit for them as a non-binary intersex… 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

UN creates Intersex Fact Sheet & features Viloria in video!!!

UN creates Intersex Fact Sheet & features Viloria in video!!!

Our deepest thanks and gratitude goes to the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) for their work to include intersex people in the struggle for human rights, by engaging with intersex activists such as our very own Hida Viloria, to create the fantastic Free & Equal Campaign’s Intersex Fact Sheet,… Continue Reading

Watch Outstanding New Zealand Documentary INTERSEXION

Watch Outstanding New Zealand Documentary INTERSEXION

If you haven’t caught it yet, the New Zealand intersex documentary Intersexion (Ponsby Films, 2012) is a must see, and now it is available online on Vimeo! It speaks with a diverse group of intersex community members from around the world to explore the human rights violation of nonconsensual, medically unnecessary “normalizing” surgeries — a.k.a. Intersex Genital Mutilation (IGM)… Continue Reading

OII’s message of “Intersex” pride reflected in great video! :)

We are thrilled to see more intersex advocates following our lead by discarding the use of medical terms such as “DSD” (representing “Disorders” or “Differences”, “of Sex Development”) to describe us, and instead using “Intersex” exclusively in this video, “What It’s Like Being Intersex”! In 2011, OII-USA was founded with the same mission as the… Continue Reading

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