“Not all of my experiences as an intersex person inform my being gay, and vice versa, but the overlap is there and it affects things in ways that are both good and complicated at a time in history when homophobia and intersexphobia are alive and kicking.”
“That being said, I’d like to live in a world someday where people don’t automatically assume my body looks and functions a certain way, that makes room for people like me and my experiences.”
We talked with Teagan Widmer about her new site for transgender, intersex, and gender noncomforming folks, and how YOU can help develop the app even further.
Intersex and queer identities sometimes match up in ways that we’re familiar with and that conform to our understanding of how these identities are commonly defined. Other times they don’t.
“So, why are intersex issues being linked up with LGBT activism, and does this make sense? I’m here to argue, strongly, that yes – including intersex with LGBT and queer issues makes perfect sense. Let’s explore why, shall we?”
Germany becomes the first country in Europe to give parents the option of male, female or neither in birth certificates, sparking what could be “comprehensive reform” in how gender is legally categorised and understood.
Some have criticized Tarttelin’s protagonist as being unbelievably undisturbed and mainstream, but as someone who actually is intersex, I found his character so believable that I thought for a minute she might have modeled him after me!
Jess chats with talented actress and artist, Ashleigh Sumner about her starring role in the new indie film, Bruno And Earlene Go To Vegas, premiering this month at Outfest!
“It’s unfortunate, unfair and illogical that intersex people get assigned a gender and a sex and are expected to either stick with them or fix someone else’s mistake with expensive, risky surgery on their genitals.”
Adoptive parents of 8 year-old, intersex child M.C. Crawford are suing the state of SC because cosmetic genital surgery was performed on M.C. without his consent.
Hey there, Autostraddlers. I’m Claudia, and I’m intersex.