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Statement in Support of DACA

September 12th, 2017|

interACT: Advocates for Intersex Youth strongly supports Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Intersex youth are of every immigration status, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexuality, disability, class, and background, and we strive to work in solidarity to protect the rights of all in our diverse community. Rescinding DACA will leave hundred of thousands of young

Refocus Intersex Care Standards


September 7th, 2017|

Human Rights Watch and interACT sent letters to the medical associations, the Pediatric Endocrine Society and the Societies for Pediatric Urology, urging them to use their upcoming international medical conferences to publicly affirm their support to end medically unnecessary surgery on intersex children. Read the press release below.

Normalizing Intersex

August 23rd, 2016|

interACT is pleased to announce the publication of "Normalizing Intersex" - a special edition of the Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics Journal published in partnership with the the Voices project. This PDF version may be shared widely and includes a variety of important diverse intersex narratives speaking out about their experiences of oppression dealing with the

My name is Robyn, and just like Lauren Cooper, I am also intersex.

April 7th, 2016|

MTV has done an amazing thing recently by adding an intersex character to "Faking It!" In said program, the character Lauren Cooper (portrayed by Bailey De Young) has Complete Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome. This means that she has XY chromosomes, developed as female, and her body no longer produces hormones so she takes estrogen pills. She

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,

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

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

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

The Journey My Mother Missed

May 8th, 2014|

Like so many others I encountered this past Easter Sunday, I took time out of my celebration to visit my mother’s grave and to take some of my spring rose garden’s first blooms to honor her and remind myself of the promise of Easter. In my faith, this holiday reminds me that there is life