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.’

Dana Zzyym says being forced to select a gender on passport applications violates their constitutional rights.

October 27 2015 11:52 AM

A new report brings to light a mystery found in a small community in the Dominican Republic, where some males are born looking like girls and only grow penises at puberty. 

September 29 2015 6:42 PM

Despite the media’s current obsession with Caitlyn Jenner, there are more stories to tell — and the space to tell them does in fact exist, says this intersex scholar.

June 22 2015 5:00 AM

The intersex 'cougar' has been the focus of uninformed tabloid coverage, but she appears to have willingly stepped into the spotlight.

November 26 2014 2:52 PM

MTV's LGBT-themed teen dramedy will explore a less commonly visible aspect of gender variance in its second season.

September 18 2014 2:12 PM Updated

The scientific authorities have said multiple times that intersex women don't have an advantage in athletics. So won't the sporting authorities just let them play?

September 18 2014 6:00 AM

Is intersex an identity or a diagnosis?

May 14 2014 4:51 AM

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.

February 26 2014 3:07 PM

Why are TV professionals making pot shots at intersex people?

February 26 2014 4:24 AM

When a choice isn't really a choice.

November 06 2013 7:00 AM