Axel Keating (they/them/theirs/themself) is an intersex advocate and educator. They have been a member of interACT Youth since 2015. They have been presenting on topics regarding sex, gender, and sexuality for nearly 8 years. They have developed several trainings and workshops around these topics and have presented at conferences and universities throughout the country.
Axel received a bachelor’s degree at New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study with a concentration in interdisciplinary studies on the medicalization and pathologization of marginalized people. Their senior colloquium focused on the history of intersex people from antiquity to today and their senior thesis discussed the rise of medicalization and change in discourse around intersex bodies in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Axel works in higher education academic advising and student affairs.