Irene: “I Discovered I’m Intersex from the Buzzfeed Video”

Irene writes on the interACT blog about last year’s Buzzfeed video, “What It’s Like To Be Intersex”, and how it was the best thing to ever happen:

I grew up living in Russia and Ukraine, and I was just like any other girl – until puberty started for everyone but me. At 14 years old I still hadn’t experienced puberty except for some signs of high testosterone levels. My doctors at the time in Ukraine were like “Well your ovaries look strange on the ultrasound, but we’re gonna make them work!”

Read the full story on the interACT blog