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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 National 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,

Intersex Inclusion in Popular Media

May 19th, 2016|

By: Amanda Saenz, interACT Youth member and “Raven” on MTV’s Faking it TW: q-slur Article in Hollywood Reporter Faking It officially came to an end this week, and I think it’s time to discuss the importance of all the show has done for the intersex community. In early November, as the anticipated cold

An Intersex Study Session…in Budapest?

May 17th, 2016|

By: Emily Quinn, interACT Youth Coordinator For the first time in history, a group of youth activists recently came together to study one of my favorite topics: intersex rights. From April 18-22, a group of LGBTQI activists from around the world gathered in Budapest for the “‘I’ Have Rights” Intersex Study Session hosted by IGLYO

Kindling Kinship

May 5th, 2016|

by: Elena Hight, interACT Youth Member Kinship. “A feeling of being close or connected to other people” (Merriam-Webster). Over the last few years, I have tried to understand what kinship means. Since college, I have lived four different places (2 in the U.S. and 2 in Honduras). Each place has put me into contact with new