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.
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.
interACT obtained the exact language of the new intersex-affirming policy of NYC Health and Hospitals. As a result of interACT's advocacy and that of so many intersex activists, the largest public health care system in the United States (covering over 70 facilities across NYC!) will now prohibit surgeries on intersex youth!!! "All medically unnecessary surgery