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A note from our E.D.
A note from our E.D.
LAMBDA LEGAL PRESS RELEASE, Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Contact Tom Warnke: C: 213-841-4503; email@example.com ==================================================== Lambda Legal Continues Fight on Behalf of Intersex Citizen Denied a U.S. Passport “In the year since the Court ruled in favor of our client, the State Department doubled-down on its discriminatory male-or-female-only gender policy, again denying Dana an essential… Continue Reading
Our E.D. Hida Viloria and other members of the intersex community are quoted in the article, “The Intersex Rights Movement Is Ready for its Moment,” in today’s Washington Post, which also features beautiful picture of many young community members, which we feel is wonderful for bringing a humanizing lens to the intersex community and our… Continue Reading
In light of the tragic fatal shooting last weekend of non-binary intersex college student Scout Schultz, we encourage anyone who knows a youth who is struggling to make them aware that they can reach out for free to the following organizations, which offer 24 hour mental health/suicide prevention counseling: The Trevor Project… Continue Reading
From our founding director. As reported on Facebook early this week, we are extremely saddened by the fatal shooting of college student Scout Shultz, who passed away late Saturday night, September 17th, from shots fired by campus police at Georgia Tech. Schultz was an intersex and non-binary engineering student who used… Continue Reading
Intersex Campaign for Equality’s Dana Zzyym is interviewed on ABC News regarding their landmark lawsuit against the U.S. State Department for a passport with a non-binary gender designation. Go Dana! We are proud to have assisted in this case, and to call Dana our Associate Director. We are also deeply grateful to them,… Continue Reading
As reported in a press release yesterday, Lambda Legal has filed a motion to reopen the case of Dana Zzyym, our Associate Director, for non-binary gender recognition on their passport. Zzyym, who identifies as non-binary and uses they/them/theirs pronouns, is the first non-binary American to sue for the right to accurate federal gender… Continue Reading
We have highly recommended the book Contesting Intersex: The Dubious Diagnosis, by our friend and colleague Dr. Georgiann Davis, in the past, and congratulate her on these well deserved awards, and thank her for dedicated, fantastic work for the intersex community! Continue Reading
New York City has issued its second intersex birth certificate, and the second known in the nation, to our E.D. Hida Viloria, and we are thrilled to see a government body once again acknowledging that sex comes in three categories: male, female and intersex! This is fantastic news given the medical industrial complex’s… Continue Reading