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Not all intersex people are the same

It took about two days before someone asked me if I had a pad or a tampon. That seems like a natural thing for someone living down the hall from you to ask you for in the dorms but I dreaded it. Living in a dorm was a new thing to me-- I mean, it [...]

Intersex Activists on The Independent’s 2015 Rainbow List

The Independent, a British national morning newspaper published in London has release it's Rainbow List for 2015. The Rainbow List is an annual celebration of pioneers and influencers in the LGBTQ and now I communities. A statement pulled from the paper's website talks about the importance of this year's list.   "This list, in its 16th [...]

AIC Response to NIH SGM Strategic Plan

In 2010, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) commissioned the Institute of Medicine to assess the current state of knowledge about the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and to identify research gaps and formulate a research agenda that could guide NIH in enhancing and focusing research in this area. The resulting [...]

Intersex Awareness Day Infographic Series

In honor of Intersex Awareness Day, AIC released a series of infographics pulled from the Intersex Factsheet published by Free and Equal Campaign from the Office of the High Commission for Human Rights (UN OHCH). Please enjoy the entire series and share them as our goal is for them to be used to continue to spread [...]

Gay-Straight Alliance Network publishes Intersex Resource

The Gay Straight Alliance Network, in collaboration with our Inter/Act Youth Program, published a resource guide on How to Make Your GSA Intersex Friendly. The informative document encourages GSAs to participate in Intersex Awareness Day to be in solidarity with their intersex peers to help create safe, supportive, and inclusive environments. The two page guide lists [...]

What Intersex Awareness Day Means to Me: Emily

Hope. Change. Acceptance. Celebration. To me, those are the words I think of as I’m getting ready for Intersex Awareness Day.   Intersex people spend much of our lives in a negative loop. Sometime it’s a loop told to us by doctors. Sometimes it’s friends. Or family. Or school. Or society as a whole. Sometimes, [...]

What Intersex Awareness Day Means to Me – Rebecca

I was nine years old when I asked my mother to verify that I would never have a period -- just like Aunt Kacki.  I pointed out passages of "Are You There God, It's Me Margaret," and asked repeatedly if that would happen to me.  We had never spoken about Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome, the term [...]

New UN Intersex Fact Sheet

The United Nations Human Rights Campaign just published this new fact sheet on Intersex as part of their "Free and Equal" Campaign from the Office of the High Commission for Human Rights (UN OHCH). To better explain intersex issues, the fact sheet states that intersex is "an umbrella term used to describe a wide range of [...]

Support and Advocacy – Reflections on the AIS-DSD SG Conference

Last week in Cincinnati, Ohio I attended my seventh Androgen Insensitivity – Differences of Sex Development Support Group (AIS-DSD SG) conference and am still basking in the “orchid love.” There is nothing quite like it.  About eight years ago I discovered the support group and attended my first conference in Dallas. Mind blown . Not [...]

United Nations condemns violence against intersex children