Alex from Minus18 speaks


Alex Antaras speaks on the Minus18 website

Australian LGBTI youth organisation Minus18 have published words by Alex Antaras:

I was really lucky that my first interaction with the medical system and intersex traits was a really positive one with a well-educated doctor. He was honest with me and used the right terminology, and that gave me the option of embracing my identity and connecting with other intersex people, which made a huge difference.

Unfortunately, a lot of intersex people don’t always have that option, and may not even know that they’re intersex. Sometimes that’s because doctors will hide it from us or treat it as something shameful, or because it’s hard to access accurate information about intersex traits.

Read the full story at the Minus18 website