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  • Intersex Justice Project co-founders Saifa and Pidgeon smile while holding protest signs in a Chicago train, on their way to lead a protest to make Lurie Children's Hospital end intersex surgery.

Intersex Justice Project’s #EndIntersexSurgery Campaign Receives Unprecedented Promise of Action from a U.S. Hospital

July 29th, 2020|

Intersex Justice Project co-founders Sean Saifa Wall and Pidgeon Pagonis. (Photo: Sara Jane Rhee, Love & Struggle Photo)   Intersex Justice Project's three-year #EndIntersexSurgery campaign earned a historic victory today for intersex bodily autonomy, building on over 30 years of work by intersex advocates.  Pressured by intersex people and several of its own

  • Graphic of Grace, upset on the phone, inside the circle of the intersex flag. To her right, shaded out, is the nurse who made insensitive comments about intersex medical abuse.

Will & Grace’s “Broadway Boundaries” Shocks with Joke About Intersex Medical Abuse

March 27th, 2020|

Will & Grace’s 243rd episode, "Broadway Boundaries," seems unaware that it started a difficult conversation among LGBTQIA+ viewers. And not for the better. Midway through Season 11, episode 15, a pregnant Grace asks her nurse what her baby’s gender is. The nurse replies that she should “look between the legs.” The nurse then tells Grace

  • Purple graphic with images of Bria in the background

Bria Recaps Their interACT Internship

February 4th, 2020|

  In seven months I went from sweating profusely during classroom presentations to talking about my experience as an intersex person in front of more than 300 healthcare professionals at the Trans Health Conference in Boston. This internship has helped me find my confidence and my voice as an intersex advocate. I used to be

  • Glamour Photo of Jackie Green for Intersex Advocacy

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