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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 first-of-its-kind short film centers the experiences of an intersex person struggling to navigate love, sex, identity, and survival. 

June 23 2020 6:00 AM

Dana Zzyym wants a passport with an X gender marker, which the State Department has refused to issue during a five-year court battle.

May 13 2020 4:13 PM

The Massachusetts Medical Society takes a stand against doing intersex surgery without patients' consent, but other groups need to follow suit, writes Kimberly Zieselman.

January 04 2020 6:15 AM

Here are some top myths that I hope our queer allies from other letters will help us bust. 

October 26 2019 6:00 AM

My body is not broken by a medical condition, it is a beautiful variant on an ever-expansive spectrum.

October 26 2019 6:00 AM

Kathy Ottersten made history last year, and vows to continue fighting for the underdog in not only their state but around the world. 

June 21 2019 8:29 AM

Sporting officials need to stop using testosterone as the final word on gender.

May 02 2019 4:43 PM
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