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Statement of Solidarity Regarding Charlottesville

August 17th, 2017|

Many of us here at interACT have been very affected by the horrific events in Charlottesville, Virginia. We are aware of how often instances of racism, anti-semitism, bigotry, and hatred occur each day in this country, and we recognize that we have our own work to do. Witnessing such a public display of white supremacy

What Hospitalists Should Know About Intersex Adults

June 19th, 2017|

Photo interACT Youth Advocate Irene took many years ago while waiting in the hallway for her doctors. interACT supporter Elizabeth Reis is doing important work to raise awareness of the needs of intersex people in hospitals. “What Hospitalists Should Know About Intersex Adults,” published in the Summer 2016 issue of Perspectives in Biology

New study shows intersex kids doing fine without surgery!

June 9th, 2017|

For almost a quarter century, the medical community has been aware of the profound damage that can result from nonconsensual genital surgery performed on intersex infants.  But an increasingly small number of doctors still insist that such surgery should continue – simply because they don’t know what will happen to intersex kids if they don’t have surgery.  Finally, a group

Trump: End the Assault on Civil and Human Rights

June 6th, 2017|

 On June 5, 2017 interACT joined 98 other organizations in support of a letter sent by The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, expressing our profound concern that the civil and human rights of all Americans are being drastically undermined by the Trump administration’s proposed deep cuts to key civil rights office budgets, the

interACT SPU Media Release Statement

May 12th, 2017|

Today marks the beginning of the annual meeting of pediatric urologists, a medical speciality often tasked with caring for the health and well being of infants born with intersex traits. In recognition of the deeply harmful impact of medically unnecessary surgical interventions that continue to this day, despite over twenty years of advocacy by intersex

Amnesty International Releases Statement

May 10th, 2017|

interACT: Advocates for Intersex Youth applauds Amnesty International’s attention to this important issue. The experiences highlighted by the researchers mirror what many intersex individuals suffer in the United States. This report is part of a growing tidal wave of awareness in the international community that these surgeries violate human rights and must be stopped. If

4th International Intersex Forum Statement

April 27th, 2017|

Attendees of the 4th International Intersex Forum in Amsterdam Internationally renown fashion model Hanne Gaby Odiele, who recently disclosed her intersex status to the world and has partnered with interACT to advocate for intersex rights stated about the 4th International Intersex Forum: "It's incredibly inspiring to see the global intersex rights movement growing

Risk of Anesthesia on Developing Brains: Another Alarm Signaling Danger of Early Cosmetic Genital Surgery

April 13th, 2017|

  photo credit: orthofeed.com by Arlene B. Baratz, MD Chair of Medical and Research Policy Committee: InterACT- Advocates for Intersex Youth Coordinator of Medical and Research Affairs: Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome-Differences of Sex Development (AIS-DSD) Support Group.  Regarding “Anesthesia and Developing Brains — Implications of the FDA Warning” by Andropoulos and Greene, Texas Children’s Hospital’s

interACT is Seeking a Youth Program Consultant

April 4th, 2017|

interACT: Advocates for Intersex Youth is seeking an experienced youth program consultant to lead a strategic planning process and develop a program plan that will define the direction of our intersex youth program for the next three to five years.  interACT is a national nonprofit advocacy organization with staff working remotely from home offices in different parts

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