FIVE ARTICLES WRITTEN BY OTHERS
1) Please Read Article:
By Pidgeon Pagonis
“You’ve told one lie after another to my family and me since I was three months old. And thanks to you all, I – like millions of other intersex folks – have been forced to live two lives.”
Doctors gave this author and their family lots of misleading information about being intersex. And they’re not the only family – lying is standard procedure. Here’s why we need doctors to stop the lies.
“The big deal is that as a society, we’re hooked on the idea of sex as a binary thing.”
By Kel Kray
“You may have noticed that here at Everyday Feminism, our queer-and-trans section is labeled “LGBTQIA.” And while “LGBTQ” might be familiar to a lot of you, the added “IA” often isn’t.”
By Erin McKelle
“As many as 4% of the population are predicted to be intersex, so it’s not rare at all.”
By Lauren Bird
Intersex is as common as red heads!
“Such violations are rarely discussed and even more rarely investigated or prosecuted,” Hussein said. “The result is impunity for the perpetrators, lack of remedy for victims, and a perpetuating cycle of ignorance and abuse.”
Intersex Surgeries Are Human Rights Violations, Says U.N. Group by Azeen Ghorayshi