Intersex

Intersex

Dana Zzyym
National
Lambda Legal returned to federal district court this week to argue on behalf of U.S. citizen and Navy veteran Dana Zzyym, an intersex person whose gender identity is neither male nor female, to whom the U.S. State Department refuses to issue an accurate passport. ...
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Health
Despite decades of controversy over the procedures, doctors operate on children’s gonads, internal sex organs, and genitals when they are too young to participate in the decision, even though the surgeries could be safely deferred. ...
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Hanne Gaby Odiele/Instagram
Entertainment
Gaby Odiele has announced that she is intersex and will advocate for intersex bodily autonomy alongsideinterACT Advocates for Intersex Youth. ...
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National
A District Court Tuesday ruled that the U.S. State Department violated federal law when it denied a passport to Lambda Legal client Dana Zzyym. ...
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Dana Zzyym/Facebook
Health
Dana, an intersex citizen who uses the gender-neutral pronouns “they,” “them,” and “their,” was born with ambiguous sex characteristics. ...
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UK has most equality in Europe, a new study reports.
International
The U.K. topped the list with 86 percent, followed by Belgium with 83 percent then Malta with 79 percent. Azerbaijan bottomed out the list with 5 percent. ...
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Entertainment
MTV is known for and often pushed aside because of their reality shows and teen dramas, but sometimes they really hit the mark. ...
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