intersex

Gender

A Study Backing Caster Semenya’s Track Ban Was Seriously Flawed

Even before the study's forthcoming correction, many scientists agreed that the research was dubious.
Leila Ettachfini
8.22.19
Sports

The Incredible Hypocrisy of the Caster Semenya Ruling

A court has ruled that discrimination against intersex athletes is acceptable based on "theoretical" advantages. Now what?
Diana Tourjée
5.1.19
Gender

Germany Introduces a Third Gender Category on Official Documents

Its parliament just approved an option for gender non-conforming, intersex, or non-binary people on birth certificates.
Sirin Kale
12.14.18
#WontBeErased

'It Hurts Me at My Core': Trans, Intersex, and Nonbinary Teens Have Words for Trump

After news broke that the Trump Administration may try to define gender by "genitalia at birth," we spoke to trans and intersex teens to see what they make of the latest attempt to erase their identity.
Leila Ettachfini
10.24.18
Power

Alyssa Milano on Why Cis Women Must Fight for Transgender Rights

Our struggles are not separate from the struggles of the transgender community—they’re bound up in each other, intertwined.
Alyssa Milano
10.23.18
Queerly Beloved

How a Cis, Hetero Couple Became My Queer Chosen Family

When I came out as trans, when I found out I was infertile, when my queer heart was broken—the Thompsons were always there for me.
Dan Rowell
8.16.18
Photography

This Photographer Spent Seven Years Photographing Their Trans Bestie

Laurence Philoméne is intent on showing their intersex and trans best friend in all his layered beauty.
Laurence Philomène
8.15.18
Broadly

Stop Gendering Your Baby

Washington, Oregon, and California are implementing third-sex gender markers on identity documents like birth certificates—which is great, since biological sex doesn't exist.
Diana Tourjée
12.7.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

What We Know About the Fatal Shooting of an LGBTQ Student Leader in Georgia

Police said Scout Schultz was brandishing a knife when they were killed in a standoff with officers on Georgia Tech's campus Saturday night.
Drew Schwartz
9.18.17
intersex

Performing Surgeries to 'Correct' Intersex Children Is Inhumane and Wrong

In light of a recent report from the Human Rights Watch and intersex advocacy organization InterACT calling for a ban on "corrective" surgeries, Broadly spoke with intersex adults about what it was like to be operated on without consent.
Diana Tourjée
7.27.17
rights

Human Rights Group Urges Doctors to Stop Surgeries on Intersex Children

In many cases, surgery on sex organs isn’t medically necessary—and it can be harmful.
Amber Brenza
7.26.17
Interviews

'Gender Is Just Limiting Society': The Model Fighting for Intersex Rights

Hanne Gaby Odiele spent her 20s walking the runway for Chanel and Givenchy. Now she's taking on a new challenge as the world's most high-profile intersex activist.
Rae Witte
5.3.17
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