Commentary

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.

Catherine Graffam

Language is vital

The way the intersex community has developed and reappropriated language is a beautiful evolution, says Catherine Graffam.

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Intersex activism in Turkey

Şerife and Belgin talk with Kaos-GL about the situation of intersex people in Turkey, bodily interventions without consent and the influences of these on activism.

Actions

Reference

How will you mark Intersex Awareness Day this year? October 26 #iad20

Get involved

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

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Intersex

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

Hermaphrodites With Attitude

Intersex Awareness Day

October 26: Intersex Awareness Day (IAD) marks the first public demonstration by intersex people in North America.