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Interviews with intersex people, or about intersex.

  • Illustration on surgery and congenital adrenal hyperplasia - a scalpel cuts along a dotted line, between one shape on the left that is a tangled pile of string, and another shape on the right that is an untangled string.

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Surgery: A Mom and Nurse Busts 5 Myths

July 8th, 2020|

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia is one of the most common medical terms associated with intersex genital differences. A mom and nurse sits down with an intersex advocate to uncover common misconceptions around genital surgery. By Hans Lindahl and Stephani Lohman   ALSO AVAILABLE IN SPANISH! "Una mamá y enfermera desmiente 5 mitos sobre la cirugía genital

  • Five intersex people with congenital adrenal hyperplasia: Allie, Jubi, Mari, Bria, and Sophia

5 Intersex People on Growing Up with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

June 12th, 2020|

June is CAH Awareness Month. Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia is the medical term given to one of the most common intersex conditions. We talked to five young people about their experiences with CAH, adrenal crisis, and growing up with intersex bodies. By Bria Brown-King   This essay is also available in Spanish, thanks to the translation

  • Bria stands next to Julie Greenberg, smiling, against a plain wall at the California capitol building, before testifying for a bill to support intersex rights.

A Law Professor and an Advocate Look Ahead on Intersex Issues

May 5th, 2020|

While Julie Greenberg does not identify as a person with intersex experience, her commitment to the intersex community has been monumental. Julie is a law professor, legal expert, and founding board member of interACT, with decades of experience advocating for intersex populations. She is the author of the book Intersexuality and the Law. Julie attributed

A Conversation with David Strachan, Intersex and Non-binary Pioneer

March 8th, 2017|

A Conversation with David Strachan, Intersex and Non-binary Pioneer by Hans Lindahl, interACT Member   I sat down with David Cameron Strachan to reflect on intersex and LGBTQ history, the meaning of “non-binary” gender, and a recent court victory—The San Francisco Superior Court granted David’s petition for non-binary gender markers** last Wednesday. He is now

Turning the Lens Inward: Interview with Anne Tamar-Mattis

June 23rd, 2014|

AIC is proud to share the first in a series of interviews with key leaders and supporters who have helped make AIC the strong organization we are today! To kick off the series and in celebration of her upcoming 45th Birthday, our first interview is with AIC Executive Director Anne Tamar-Mattis: 1.     How did you

AIC on Huff Post Live with host Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

April 24th, 2014|

Watch AIC's April 21st, all star panel on Huff Post Live including Board Members Sean Saifa and Dr. Arlene Baratz and staff  Pidgeon Pagonis and Anne Tamar-Mattis with fantastic host Ahmed Shihab-Eldin.  If you have not yet seen these amazing folks in actions, now's your chance--it will be the best 20 minutes of your day!