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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

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,

interACT Condemns HB 2 in an Official Response

March 29th, 2016|

In one day, many of our LGBTQI friends in North Carolina lost all protections... and all of the public bathrooms! Now we see how quickly our protections can disappear. This bill was proposed, debated, voted on by both legislative branches and signed by the governor in one day. And once one state topples, the rest follow right along,

New UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Report addresses Intersex issues among others

March 8th, 2016|

Tuesday, March 8, 2016, Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan E. Méndez will be addressing the 31st Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. The Special Rapporteur will discuss his latest thematic report on the topic of Gender Perspectives on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment, country reports on Brazil, Georgia, and Ghana, and

interACT responds to South Dakota anti-trans bill

February 18th, 2016|

UPDATE: Since the time this article was written on March 1, 2016 Gov. Dennis Daugaard vetoed the bill that would have made South Dakota the first state. to approve a law requiring transgender students to use restrooms and locker rooms that match their birth sex. Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard had an initial positive reaction to the

Intersex Activists on The Independent’s 2015 Rainbow List

November 16th, 2015|

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

November 5th, 2015|

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

Gay-Straight Alliance Network publishes Intersex Resource

October 26th, 2015|

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

New UN Intersex Fact Sheet

September 7th, 2015|

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