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  • Illustration on themes of coming out as intersex, having boundaries in advocacy. Image shows a person, numbly smiling and staring off into the distance, surrounded by hands making thumbs up gestures. The background is intersex flag colors.

Coming Out as Intersex: What I Wish I Had Known

October 18th, 2020|

How do you set boundaries when it can feel like changing the world requires laying yourself bare? When coming out as intersex and going public in the media with my own story as a teen, I didn’t know what I didn’t know. Fellow intersex advocates share the tips and boundaries they wish they’d had. By

  • Intersex data collection illustration: a researcher in a white lab coat pushes an intersex flag colored domino. The rest of the dominoes that will be knocked over form the shape of a question mark.

Intersex Data Collection: Your Guide to Question Design

August 24th, 2020|

One of the most common questions we get at interACT is: how do we handle intersex data collection on a form or survey? Ultimately, there’s no single correct answer. Formatting these questions depends on why you are asking them. We’re here to help guide the process to make sure that your questions are respectful

Intersex Resources in the Time of COVID-19

April 3rd, 2020|

Created With the Community in Mind We are all experiencing the effects of COVID-19 in one way or another. It is important to remind ourselves that there is no one right way to cope with our current reality. It’s okay to grieve. For some, physical distancing might mean having more time to connect with loved

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

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 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 medical

Including Intersex in Your GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance)

October 26th, 2015|

The Gay Straight Alliance Network, in collaboration with our Inter/Act Youth Program, published a resource guide on How to Make Your GSA Intersex Friendly. The informative document encourages GSAs to participate in Intersex Awareness Day to be in solidarity with their intersex peers to help create safe, supportive, and inclusive environments. The two page guide lists

New UN Intersex Fact Sheet

September 7th, 2015|

The United Nations Human Rights Campaign just published this new fact sheet on Intersex as part of their "Free and Equal" Campaign from the Office of the High Commission for Human Rights (UN OHCH). To better explain intersex issues, the fact sheet states that intersex is "an umbrella term used to describe a wide range of