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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.’

The six new colorful stamps designed by an out artist are the first issued by the global body’s post office with an LGBT theme.

February 05 2016 9:22 AM

It if passes the bill, the small Mediterranean archipelago would be the first nation in Europe to take such action.

December 19 2015 9:06 AM

The social network provided The Advocate with a special preview of what it calls 'improvements' to the way users report and defend their names.

December 15 2015 8:03 AM

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
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