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DON’T leave out the ‘I’ – the obligations of being inclusive….

December 1st, 2016|

interACT Board Member Mani Mitchell's posted this on facebook and we absolutely had to share it. Thank you, Mani, for sharing your experiences and providing a unique perspective that we hope will open minds and spread awareness. Words from the road: Bangkok. Todays 'Ted Talk': DON’T leave out the ‘I’ – the obligations of being

I Discovered I’m Intersex from the Buzzfeed Video

October 26th, 2016|

Photo: From The Intersex Buzzfeed Video By: Irene My doctors never talked to me. And my father kept everything secret from me for 7 years. Last year I discovered the truth because of the “What It's Like To Be Intersex” Buzzfeed video - and it was the best thing that ever happened to

Official interACT Policy on Participation in Research

September 30th, 2016|

interACT is eager to collaborate with researchers who are interested in conducting research into issues that matter to our community--people born with variations of sex anatomy, also known as intersex traits--and their families. Our Medical Research and Policy Committee, chaired by Arlene Baratz MD, has identified specific criteria for our collaboration with researchers on the development of high-quality

South Africa Questioned Over Intersex Genital Mutilations by UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

September 26th, 2016|

  Under intense questioning from the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, a representative of the South African government stated: "I think as a government we do regognize that being intersex is a sexual characteristic and not a medical condition, but at the same time we recognize that there are still practices

Normalizing Intersex

August 23rd, 2016|

interACT is pleased to announce the publication of "Normalizing Intersex" - a special edition of the Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics Journal published in partnership with the the Voices project. This PDF version may be shared widely and includes a variety of important diverse intersex narratives speaking out about their experiences of oppression dealing with the

59th Session of the UN Convention Against Torture

July 7th, 2016|

The interACT legal team recently submitted a document to the 59th Session of the UN Convention Against Torture (CAT) urging them to consider some key questions around intersex in the future periodic review of the USA. This document provides an updated summary of the current standing of intersex surgery and human rights.  It also reiterates the fact

Response to National Institutes of Health SGM Comments

June 16th, 2016|

NIH Recognizes need to address intersex human rights and other community priorities in research interACT is making an impact by helping to set better priorities and better standards for federally funded intersex research.   The administrative building of the National Institutes of Health is shown in Bethesda, Md. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) We

LGBTQ Groups Call for Unity in the Wake of Orlando Shooting

June 14th, 2016|

interACT stands in solidarity with LGBTQ organizations as we call for a unified front after the tragedy in Orlando, Florida on Sunday June 12th. We collaborated with groups across the country on the letter below:   LGBTQ Groups Call for Unity in the Wake of Orlando Shooting   The open letter is also available in

Intersex Article in Boston Pride Guide

May 23rd, 2016|

Our Executive Director, Kimberly Zieselman, was asked to contribute to the Boston Pride Guide, the official annual publication of Boston Pride. Boston Pride "creates change and progress in society by embracing our community’s diverse history, culture, and identities, promoting community engagement and inclusivity, and striving for visibility and respect in unity."  In the article written by Kimberly,

Federal Government Bans Discrimination Against Intersex People in Health Care

May 23rd, 2016|

We got some exciting news from InterACT Law and Policy this week. For the first time, the federal government has officially stated that, at least in the area of federally-funded health programs, discrimination against intersex people is prohibited! How did this happen? It started with passage of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare,