Tag Archives: Intersex

Non-Binary Genders and Intersex Individuals 

A scientific and historical look at non-binary gender identities and intersex individuals. Here’s the videographer’s description of this production: I want to examine in a little more detail the realities of sex and gender diversity, viewed through a biological and … Continue reading

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Science doesn’t support the sex binary | Justin Dennis

Here are the links that accompany Justin’s video: Sex isn’t a simple binary. It’s not just male or female. So let’s talk about what intersex is, how common it is to be intersex, and why the differences between “male” and … Continue reading

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Trans/Non-Binary Students Report High Rates of Sexual Assult and Harasment on University Campuses

Yale Daily News is reporting on one of the underreported results of a sexual climate survey conducted by the Association of American Universities. Specifically the survey found that students who identified as “other” as opposed to male or female reported … Continue reading

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Gender Is Like A Rainbow – It Comes in Many Colors, Shades and Hues!

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Gender Bender

Found on Pinterest, original artist unknown. Possibly from http://imfromdriftwood.tumblr.com – if you’re the artist let me know so I can give you credit.

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Ask a Homo: What Does the Q in LGBTQ Mean? — What Does The Acronym LGBTQIA Stand For?

Slate has this series of videos called,”Ask A Homo,” that are actually quite good. Readers of this site notice that I either use LGBTQ  or LGBTQIA as acronyms. This video explains what the Q is. For the record here is … Continue reading

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Op-ed: Trans, Intersex Visibility and the Myth of Scarcity | Advocate.com

In this wonderful opinion piece H. ADAM ACKLEY, Ph.D., writing in The Advocate, looks at some of the tensions between some intersex and transgender people as we as the diversity of experiences within Trans* communities. I encourage you to read … Continue reading

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Me My Sex And I : BBC Documentary

Another documentary that looks at being intersex.

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Intersexion – Full Gender Documentary

A documentary on individuals who are intersex and the challenges and issues they face.

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On Being Intersex

A group of intersex people talk about themselves and the issues they’ve faced like unnecessary medical intervention. The video was created for BuzzFeed  and featured at mic.com. More on this here at mic.com.

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Intersex Children Do Not Need Your Intervention – Society Does! – #IDAHOT2015

Leave their bodies intact – any decision about medical intervention should be made by child once they are adults – many like their bodies as  they are. Welcome, take a look at all my International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia … Continue reading

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Building a new penis – will it also be used for trans men? Scientists ready to test lab-grown penises on men/intersex | Science | The Guardian

This story is about an important breakthrough in reconstructing penises that will have implications for men who have injured/lost their penises and intersex individuals who wish to transition to being male. After reading this it seems that there is potential … Continue reading

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Queer News Roundup – Gay Star News

December 18, 2013 There are some really interesting stories here so please take a look! Pakistani TV news hands over ‘gay couple’ to police, calls for stoning Pakistani TV report shows journalist entering a home, insulting the two residents and … Continue reading

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Gender’s Many Hues

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Gender is Poetry

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Intersex rights groups hold 3rd global meeting | Gay Star News

Intersex people from around the globe making very reasonable demands such as  maintaining identities of their own choosing and not having their biological sex “assigned” while infants… Between 29 November and 1 December the Third International Intersex Forum took place … Continue reading

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Australian jurisdiction to allow genders of choice without surgery on birth certificates | Gay Star News

Hmm, it seems the Australia Capital Territory is very progressive and out ahead of the rest of Australia in terms of LGBTIQ rights… The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) will seek to pass a law ensuring transgender people don’t have to … Continue reading

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Bangladesh officially recognizes hijra as separate gender | Gay Star News

A step forward in this conservative Muslim country… A third gender will recognize hijra, often seen as similar to trans or intersex people, in all official government documents – See more at: http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/bangladesh-officially-recognizes-hijra-separate-gender121113 Posted from Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, … Continue reading

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Comment: The Scottish Government must end the spousal veto and uphold the rights of trans people · PinkNews.co.uk

A look at the marriage equality movement in Scotland and the inclusion of provisions for transgender and intersex individuals… With a committee today endorsing Scotland’s equal marriage bill, the Equality Network’s Tom French says the challenge is to make sure … Continue reading

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AFP: Germany to allow third gender option at birth

A start at recognizing the rights of intersex people in Germany. Every nation should follow Australia in not only recognizing intersex person but also protecting them from discrimination… Berlin — Germany on Friday will become the first European country to … Continue reading

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