Jim Ambrose was born in 1976, with, he wrote last year, “genitals that frightened my parents and caregivers.” He had one X and one Y chromosome, but his sex organs were ambiguous, resembling a large clitoris or a small penis. Doctors have an easier time eliminating tissue than adding it, and so they decided to surgically remove the organ and the nearby testes. The baby was raised as a girl, named Kristi Bruce. >>>
The Third International Intersex Forum, supported by ILGA and ILGA-Europe, took place in Malta between 29 November and 1 December 2013.
This event brought together 34 activists representing 30 intersex organisations from all continents. >>>
Saturday marks Intersex Awareness Day. In a nod to Stonewall, it commemorates the first public protest by American intersex activists. The event marks a good moment to pause and reflect. In the past year we have achieved the inclusion of “intersex status” in anti-discrimination legislation for the first time, improved access to Medicare and the establishment of federal guidelines for gender recognition.
The world’s 1st International Intersex Organising Forum took place in Brussels between 3-5 September 2011. The historic event brought together 24 activists representing 17 intersex organisations from all continents. >>>