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2507, 2022

Federal Protections for Intersex Patients Clarified in Proposed Healthcare Rule 

By |July 25th, 2022|Categories: interACT News and Releases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Federal Protections for Intersex Patients Clarified in Proposed Healthcare Rule 

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released its proposed rule on the Affordable Care Act’s nondiscrimination protections, making clear that discrimination against intersex people within federally funded health programs is prohibited.

  • Victory for Greece! IGM BANNED. Congratulations to everyone at Intersex Greece on this historic win for human rights!
2007, 2022

Victory for Greece—Intersex Genital Mutilation has been Banned!

By |July 20th, 2022|Categories: International News|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Victory for Greece—Intersex Genital Mutilation has been Banned!

Greece has taken a momentous step today for human rights by banning intersex genital mutilation, becoming one of the first countries to do so. The new law, which prohibits surgeries to change intersex children’s sex characteristics under age 15 unless urgently needed for health, affirms bodily autonomy and the right to individual choice around surgery. 

  • Erika and Katie pose on Fire Island. Erika is a white intersex person wearing a hat and smiling widely at the camera, Katie is a white person with red hair in a bun and wears yellow-rimmed glasses, also smiling widely. The two are very close to each other with arms around each other.
1907, 2022

Get to Know Erika, the Intersex Lawyer Leading interACT!

By |July 19th, 2022|Categories: interACT News and Releases|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Get to Know Erika, the Intersex Lawyer Leading interACT!

interACT has a new Executive Director—and they are a passionate intersex lawyer who absolutely adores community, telling stories, meeting new people and travel. Get to know Erika Lorshbough (they/she) with us as she leads interACT in its advocacy for all intersex people.