intersex
Read the latest news about intersex issues. Find out more information about individuals who possess a combination of male and female sex characteristics, which often results from alternate combinations of chromosomal genotypes. Discover the surgical procedures, historic, present, and anticipated, which allow some intersex individuals to match their physical characteristics with their gender identity. Learn about the vast array of literature, education, and news that deals with this topic, as well as representations in pop culture, including Jeffrey Eugenides’s book ‘Middlesex’ and Kathleen Winter’s ‘Annabel.’
Intersex Youth Tell Fox News (and the World) About Challenges They Face
February 26 2014 4:07 PM ET

Intersex Youth Tell Fox News (and the World) About Challenges They Face

Ran Aubrey Frazier

Members of Inter/Act, a group of young intersex writers and advocates, have drafted an open letter about what 'intersex' is and what it means to have that gender option on Facebook.

Op-ed: Hey Fox News, Intersex Is Not A Punchline
February 26 2014 5:24 AM ET

Op-ed: Hey, Fox News, Intersex Is Not A Punchline

Sean Saifa Wall and Georgiann Davis

Why are TV professionals making pot shots at intersex people?

Op-ed: Germany’s Third-Gender Law Fails on Equality
November 06 2013 8:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Germany’s Third-Gender Law Fails on Equality

Hida Viloria

When a choice isn't really a choice.

Op-ed: Why We Must Protect Intersex Babies
September 27 2013 6:12 AM ET

Op-ed: Why We Must Protect Intersex Babies

Hida Viloria

Cosmetic genital surgery or sex reassignment surgery on intersex babies is just wrong — case closed.

Op-ed: Angry Intersex People With Signs!
September 18 2013 4:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Angry Intersex People With Signs!

Riki Wilchins

Is surgery on intersex infants just another form of genital mutilation?

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