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Intersex Awareness Day Infographic Series

November 4th, 2015|

In honor of Intersex Awareness Day, AIC released a series of infographics pulled from the Intersex Factsheet published by Free and Equal Campaign from the Office of the High Commission for Human Rights (UN OHCH). Please enjoy the entire series and share them as our goal is for them to be used to continue to spread

What Intersex Awareness Day Means to Me: Emily

October 22nd, 2015|

Hope. Change. Acceptance. Celebration. To me, those are the words I think of as I’m getting ready for Intersex Awareness Day.   Intersex people spend much of our lives in a negative loop. Sometime it’s a loop told to us by doctors. Sometimes it’s friends. Or family. Or school. Or society as a whole. Sometimes,

What Intersex Awareness Day Means to Me – Rebecca

October 20th, 2015|

I was nine years old when I asked my mother to verify that I would never have a period -- just like Aunt Kacki.  I pointed out passages of "Are You There God, It's Me Margaret," and asked repeatedly if that would happen to me.  We had never spoken about Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome, the term

Support and Advocacy – Reflections on the AIS-DSD SG Conference

August 13th, 2015|

Last week in Cincinnati, Ohio I attended my seventh Androgen Insensitivity – Differences of Sex Development Support Group (AIS-DSD SG) conference and am still basking in the “orchid love.” There is nothing quite like it.  About eight years ago I discovered the support group and attended my first conference in Dallas. Mind blown . Not

United Nations condemns violence against intersex children

June 6th, 2015|

Manufacturing Comfort

April 22nd, 2015|

    Last week’s Associated Press story featuring intersex activist Pidgeon Pagonis, Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, and discussion of M.C. v. Medical University of South Carolina is a strong example of a disquieting trend of wishful thinking – or excessive optimism – in recent press coverage of intersex issues.   Journalists, being human, are

“I Really Have to Go”

March 24th, 2015|

“Hold on honey,” I imagine myself saying to one of my daughters as I veer from a stream of hurried travelers at the crowded Dallas airport and head toward a desperately needed women’s restroom after a long flight from Boston. “Stay here with daddy for a few minutes while mommy uses the restroom, be right

Mani’s Annual Birthday Post: Ashes to Ashes, A Call for a New Paradigm

March 10th, 2015|

For the last few years I have written a piece for AIC reflecting on my birthday and I want to do the same this year. It’s hard to know where to start. I come to this birthday with a heavy heart as my long-time colleague and fellow intersex activist Sally Gross will not join me

AIC Guest Blog | Kitty Anderson, Intersex Iceland

October 27th, 2014|

Yesterday was Intersex Awareness Day. AIC teamed up with Kitty Anderson, Chair of Intersex Iceland, to create a post in which Kitty shares their story of how a small group of people can change the world! Before Intersex Iceland, little else was known besides that one surgery a year was performed to determine an intersex

Turning the Lens Inward: Sean Saifa Wall

October 15th, 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 third installment comes from AIC’s Board President, Sean Saifa Wall, and gives readers a glimpse of what Saifa believes are some of the intersex communities biggest