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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Risk of Anesthesia on Developing Brains: Another Alarm Signaling Danger of Early Cosmetic Genital Surgery

April 13th, 2017|

  photo credit: orthofeed.com by Arlene B. Baratz, MD Chair of Medical and Research Policy Committee: InterACT- Advocates for Intersex Youth Coordinator of Medical and Research Affairs: Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome-Differences of Sex Development (AIS-DSD) Support Group.  Regarding “Anesthesia and Developing Brains — Implications of the FDA Warning” by Andropoulos and Greene, Texas Children’s Hospital’s

interACT is Seeking a Youth Program Consultant

April 4th, 2017|

interACT: Advocates for Intersex Youth is seeking an experienced youth program consultant to lead a strategic planning process and develop a program plan that will define the direction of our intersex youth program for the next three to five years.  interACT is a national nonprofit advocacy organization with staff working remotely from home offices in different parts

A New Health Policy from the Israeli Ministry of Health

March 23rd, 2017|

Israel’s Ministry of Health has just issued a new statement of official procedure addressing treatment of intersex people that represents a real step forward.  While the policy falls short of calls from international human rights organizations to stop all medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex infants, it does provide for psychosocial support, recognizes that intersex conditions

Accepting Myself as an Intersex Woman

March 22nd, 2017|

My name is Jackie Green and for as long as I can remember my biggest fear in life was that someone would find out that I had XY chromosomes - a fact about me that you can’t see, feel, or sense in any way.  Yet I still found myself afraid of what others would think

A Conversation with David Strachan, Intersex and Non-binary Pioneer

March 8th, 2017|

A Conversation with David Strachan, Intersex and Non-binary Pioneer by Hann Lindahl, interACT Member   I sat down with David Cameron Strachan to reflect on intersex and LGBTQ history, the meaning of “non-binary” gender, and a recent court victory—The San Francisco Superior Court granted David’s petition for non-binary gender markers** last Wednesday. He is now

What Would I Have Been Like?

February 20th, 2017|

What Would I Have Been Like? Examining hidden preconceptions & perils of the Intersex Experience (#1) by Karen Walsh This question has morphed quite a bit over the years for me. It went from common little girl fantasies of being a traditional Mom & wife, through imagining what I’d be like if I didn’t have Complete

The Council of Europe Publishes Study on the Rights of Children in Biomedicine, Including Entire Chapter Highlighting the Experience of Intersex Children

February 14th, 2017|

The Council of Europe Publishes Study on the Rights of Children in Biomedicine, Including Entire Chapter Highlighting the Experience of Intersex Children Last month, the Council of Europe published “The Rights of Children in Biomedicine: Challenges posed by scientific advances and uncertainties” through its Committee on Bioethics. The Committee, tasked with assessing ethical and legal

What Hanne Gaby Odeile Means For Intersex People – Like Me

January 25th, 2017|

In addition to being an Intersex activist and political campaigns consultant, Susannah Temko who lives in London is also a member of interACT Youth. Susannah wrote this reflection for Huffington Post UK on fashion model Hanne Gaby Odeile’s recent disclosure has meant to her. PHOTO CREDIT: VAN TINE DENNIS/ABACA USA  

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