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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

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

Kenya Now a Leader in Protection of Intersex Rights

December 12th, 2014|

AIC is delighted to announce that on Dec. 5, 2014, thanks to the hard work of attorney John Chigiti and his team, Kenya took a significant step in recognizing intersex human rights. Colleague and Kenyan attorney, John Chigiti, won a case concerning the issuance of a birth certificate to an intersex born child, “Baby A.” Mr. Chigiti and

AIC plays a role this season in MTV’s new hit show, Faking it!

September 12th, 2014|

About a year ago I was contacted about a new show set to premiere that was invested  in writing an intersex plot line about one of it’s main characters. I was skeptical, to say the least, that this was just another sensationalist trivialization of intersex people’s experiences. Feeling a large responsibility to represent and defend

Turning the Lens Inward: Kimberly Zieselman (or, “the boss”)

September 9th, 2014|

AIC’s Blog Series, “Turning the Lens Inward,” features interviews with some of the key leaders and supporters who have helped make AIC the strong organization we are today! The second installment comes from AIC’s new Executive Director, Kimberly Zieselman. —— At the end of my first day as AIC’s executive director a friend playfully asked

“Love is the Best Medicine”: Why I am Proud of my Intersex Family

July 1st, 2014|

Earlier this month (6/1/14) Arlene Baratz, AIC Board member, spoke at Sunnyhill Unitarian Universalist Church (Pittsburgh, PA) and gave an inspiring speech raising intersex awareness in honor of Pride month. Read to uncover Arlene’s personal journey with intersex as she describes what it was like to complete medical school and the surprise she had when

Advocates for Informed Choice Speaks with philosopher and intersex ally Dr. Ellen Feder about her forthcoming book Making Sense of Intersex: Changing Ethical Perspectives in Biomedicine

April 21st, 2014|

Reflecting upon what prompted her to author Making Sense of Intersex: Changing Ethical Perspectives in Biomedicine, American University philosophy professor Ellen Feder explains that she did not initially set out to write a book.  However, after 15 years of study, field research and collaboration with the parents of intersex children, intersex youth, and adults, Feder

Alice Dreger featured article in Pacific Standard: Do You Have to Pee Standing Up to Be a Real Man?

March 14th, 2014|

In February Alice Dreger published an article which explored the construct of gender and the current medical model lack of psych-social support for boys born with hypospadias in Pacific Standard. “Males are sometimes born with a urinary meatus (what kids might call “the pee hole”) somewhere other than the tip of the penis, which can