Do I regret being born intersex?

Irene of Intersex Russia says: sometimes people ask me, do I regret that I was born intersex? And the answer is no, I don’t regret the fact that I was born intersex!

Aleksander Berezkin

Breaking the ice: intersex in Russia

Aleksander Berezkin on how intersex people have shifted from being imperial curiosities to people with disabilities, and on creating new, non-pathologising ways of being intersex.

Intersexy Fat

#IntersexyFat Georgiann Davis writes on the intersectionalities between being intersex and being fat.


Intersex Day Project logo

The future of this project

How should we continue as a project, in the context of the increasing size of the intersex movement, and a rapidly increasing number of human rights actions?

The State of Intersex Organizing

AJWS, Astraea and GATE: critical funding gap

AJWS, Astraea and GATE have published two reports today, one on the state of intersex organising, and one on the state of trans organising. The reports reveal critical funding gaps.


¿Cómo celebrarás el Día de la Visibilidad Intersex?

Get involved

What can you do to mark Intersex Awareness Day or Intersex Day of Solidarity, and promote human rights for intersex people?

Vienna Statement

Vienna Statement

Statement of the first European intersex community event, in Vienna on 30–31 March 2017.

Darlington Statement

Darlington Statement

A joint consensus statement for Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand, published 10 March 2017.

Third International Intersex Forum

Malta Declaration

The statement of the Third International Intersex Forum, December 2013.



About intersex: Intersex people are born with sex characteristics that don’t meet medical and social norms for female or male bodies.

Orchid flag


Popular or common symbols and flags used by intersex people to represent intersex and intersex people include the intersex flag, the orchid, and representations of sex chromosomes.

Herculine Barbin

Intersex Day of Solidarity

November 8: Intersex Day of Solidarity (IDS), or Intersex Day of Remembrance, marks the birthday of Herculine Barbin, a now famous French intersex person.