Cartoon Network came out with a video on Instagram about the positive and negative aspects of social media. For a brief moment, one of the main characters on “Steven Universe,” Stevonnie, flashes her Instagram bio. It reads “I am an experience. Intesex, non-binary, they/them.”
About 70 people affiliated with the advocate group Intersex Justice Project (IJP) gathered outside of a Chicago children’s hospital on July 19, protesting against “corrective” — and "medically unnecessary" — surgeries on intersex patients that are too young to consent.
A new State Department policy that requires partners of foreign mission personnel and employees of international organizations to be married in order to qualify for a diplomatic visa has sparked concern among LGBTI rights advocates.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is considering adding new gender diverse categories, including intersex and trans-inclusive options, according to a report released on Nov. 14.
A bill that would ban unnecessary genital surgeries on intersex children has been shelved because doctors think medical decisions should be decided by parents.
A bill in the California Legislature would ban cosmetic surgeries on intersex children until they are old enough to consent.
A bill presented in California would limit surgeries on children born with genitals that do not fit a specific gender, unless that surgery is medically necessary.
Intersex and non-binary people in Iceland now have the ability to change their gender on legal documents, with the letter ‘X’ denoting neither identifying as male nor female.
A drafted law that included protection of intersex children was revised to remove those protections. Now, intersex children in Iceland may still be subjected to unnecessary genital surgeries.
(CNN) -- There's a vocabulary of protection used around the intersex community -- of "escape" from sex assignment surgery to normalize their genitals, of PTSD and survivorship, of guilt from some whose bodies remain intact.
In a four-year legal battle with the government to get their gender listed on their passport as ‘x,’ an intersex plaintiff’s argument has been supported by a federal judge — for the second time.
The Department of Health is considering redefining gender to male or female at the time of birth, according to The New York Times. But what about those born with both male and female sex characteristics?
James Johnson, a Nigerian soccer player, says he faces discrimination as an intersex individual in sports.
Gift was born intersex, but his mother raised him as a female. Now, 32 years old, Gift is self-administering hormone therapy because the procedures to get them properly prescribed were too costly, he told the Global Press Journal.
A Colorado resident denied a passport for refusing to identify as either male or female on the application form has sued the federal government to try to force the United States to join a handful of other countries that allow people to get travel documents without picking a gender.
Doctors in the past have done invasive genital surgeries on intersex children to “normalize” them as soon as possible.
Revolutionary War general Casimir Pulaski’s remains were discovered and tested, but scientists were confused when the DNA came back indicating Pulaski didn’t have male or female binary genitals.
Babalwa Mtshawu, a woman from the South African town Mthatha, didn’t know she was intersex until she was 25 years old because of her conservative family.
A court ruling said Caster Semenya, an intersex Olympian runner, must lower her testosterone levels if she wants to compete against other female athletes.