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Read the latest news about intersex issues.

United Nations adopts historic, first-ever resolution on rights of intersex people

The resolution denounces medically unnecessary surgeries and other forms of mistreatment.

Judge Orders Transgender Woman Prisoner to Women’s Facility

The judge said his hands were tied by state law in the ruling.

Intersex Activists Share Their Three-Dimensional Lives in Documentary 'Every Body'

Julie Cohen's film gave three intersex activists a comprehensive platform to tell their stories.

​What Are the New Guidelines for Gay and Bi Men Donating Blood?

The discriminatory blood ban based on sexual orientation is over, but what does that mean?

Champions of Pride 2023: Author and Activist Pidgeon Pagonis

They're focused on ending non-consensual surgeries and reminding us that intersex people are natural and beautiful just as they are.

The U.S. House Passes Anti-Transgender Sports Bill

The Senate is unlikely to bring the legislation to a vote.

Some of Us Weren’t 'Fixed,' and the Results Were Fantastic

"Today I'd like to highlight the fact that intersex people are much more than just the medical procedures that we are often subjected to."

Biden Administration, Advocacy Groups Mark Intersex Awareness Day

On Intersex Awareness Day, many people wear yellow and purple.


Bill Banning Unnecessary Surgeries on Intersex Children Fails

The California state bill didn't have enough support to pass its first policy committee.


Violent Mob Savagely Tortures Intersex Person for Hours

The Cameroonian woman reportedly had rejected the group's advances before they attacked her. 

New Olympic Guidelines Aim for Greater Trans Inclusion

The International Olympic Committee's new framework scraps blanket testosterone limits in favor of letting each sport's governing body determine eligibility for trans and intersex athletes. 

Intersex People Can No Longer Be Sidelined in the LGBTQ+ Movement

Intersex people make up nearly 2 percent of the population -- why are their lives so often invisible?

Biden Admin Is 'Committed' to Protecting Intersex People's Rights

The statement comes on Intersex Awareness Day as a D.C.-based organization found almost 90 percent of U.S. LGBTQ+ intersex people report that they've faced discrimination from a health care provider.

State Department: Gender-Neutral Passports Coming

The department doesn't have a target date for when the gender-neutral marker will be available, but it is already making self-selection of other gender markers easier.

Pride Flag Gets Redesign to Include Intersex Folks

The Pride flag's original designer advocated for its evolution over the years. The last few years have seen several changes. 

Biden’s LGBTQ+ Efforts Disregard the 'I'

Don't let this administration leave the intersex community behind.

Joe and Kamala: Don’t Leave Intersex People Behind

The new administration must include intersex equality in their LGBTQ+ policy objectives.

Groundbreaking Intersex Film 'Ponyboi' Is Now Available to Stream

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

Court Orders State Dept. to Reconsider Passport for Intersex Vet

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

Massachusetts Shows Us What We Must Do Next for Intersex Rights

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