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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

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