Intersex visibility in Brazil

Six people linked to the group Visibilidade Intersexo have been interviewed by NLucon: Amiel, Dionne, Ernesto, Haru, Michele and Rebeca.

[They] are part of a group made invisible, but very common: intersex people. That is, those who are born with internal or external genitalia outside the standards of medicine and a cisnormative and binary society…

In addition to violence in many intersex people undergo in childhood and adolescence, by medicine and family, prejudice continues in social life over the years. “We are judged as aberrations that had no choice except to remain silent and try to go unnoticed,” Haru says.

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