VOICES: Personal Stories from the Pages of NIB is a publication created from the “narrative symposia” — the stories and commentaries published in Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics — that explore current issues in bioethics and health policy. Here is the link to the page with the newest VOICES pdf. We are most grateful for the sponsors who […]
The Humiliating Practice of Sex-Testing Female Athletes For years, international sports organizations have been policing women competitors for “masculine” qualities — and turning their Olympic dreams into nightmares. But when Dutee Chand appealed her ban, she may have changed the rules. By Ruth Padawer, New York Times June 28, 2016 Read more…
Imogen Calloway. YouTube Legend #InterView posted on XYSuz 2/12/2016 Click here to read more.
By Avinash ChakBBC News 7 December 2015 In the English language, the word “he” is used to refer to males and “she” to refer to females. But some people identify as neither gender, or both – which is why an increasing number of US universities are making it easier for people to […]
COMMENTARY ON SCIENCE AND SOCIETY Updated November 20, 20152:52 PM ET By Barbara J. King In the area of 1 in 2,000 people are born intersex. These individuals may have mixed genitalia, meaning some combination of ovaries and testes. This comes about either because ovarian and testicular tissue grow together in the same organ or […]
Bailey De Young Opens Up About Her ‘Faking It’ Alter Ego In honor of Intersex Awareness Day, the actress talks about her MTV character. by jordana ossad 10/26/2015 Lauren Cooper may have been hiding a big part of her life during the inaugural season of “Faking It” — but now the outspoken teen is no […]
Supported by the Astraea Foundation’s Intersex Human Rights Fund, these activists fearlessly push for our collective gender liberation on the daily–and look good doing it. posted on Oct. 26, 2015 Click here to read more!
Society should respect intersex people and their identification By Evelin Garcia – Oct 20, 2015 Intersex people exist, and it’s time society respects them for who they are—not what everyone wishes them to be. To all of those who may be unfamiliar with intersex, it is a condition that affects about 1 in 2,000 […]
The British Medical Journal opened responses for the article Parental Choice on Normalising Cosmetic Genital Surgery, by Lih-Mei Liao, consultant clinical psychologist, Dan Wood, consultant adolescent and reconstructive urologist, and Sarah M Creighton, consultant gynaecologist, University College London Hospitals, London published September 28th, 2015. AIS-DSD Board Member and Medical Advisory Committee Chair, Dr. Arlene Baratz responded. “If there […]
Between a rock and a hard place Lih-Mei Liao consultant clinical psychologist, Dan Wood consultant adolescent and reconstructive urologist, Sarah M Creighton consultant gynaecologist University College London Hospitals, London NW1 2PG, UK Liao creighton 2015 bmj.h5124.full