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BBC about to air Caster Semenya film

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IT is official – the documentary film that London-based Australian director Maxx Ginnane made on South African athlete Caster Semenya during 2010 is now to be broadcast in the United Kingdom. BBC TWO will broadcast Too Fast to be a Woman? The Story of Caster Semenya on Tuesday 22nd February 2011 at 7pm. Ms Ginnane…
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Existence of intersex now recognized by US Department of State

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THE U.S. Department of State has now recognized the existence of intersex people and the fact that the passports of US intersex citizens need to reflect that reality. The text of the US Department of State’s manual concerning this policy update – 7 FAM 1350 APPENDIX M INTERSEX CONDITIONS (DISORDERS OF SEX DEVELOPMENT) is a…
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Global Times: Hermaphrodite’s sad tale

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A 20-year-old university student from Pengshui county, Chongqing Municipality is facing a hard choice: to become a man or a woman after doctors at Southwest Hospital found that she is a hermaphrodite. Zeng Jing, who was raised as a girl, came to the hospital with her mother for examinations where Doctor Lu Gensheng found Zeng…
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CTiTV.com: 是男也是女!擁抱陰陽人 支持接納她和他

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11月8號是國際陰陽人團結日,一般人很少了解這群弱勢族群,他們發生的機率是兩千分之一,就讀高雄縣樹德科技大學的博士生丘愛芝本身就是陰陽人,從小就透過手術被指定成了女性,但她有喉結、鬍渣、乳房沒發育,外型就像男生,上女廁還會被轟出去,如今她走到人群,發起擁抱陰陽人行動,希望能讓社會認識接納他們。 HIKER Chiu is founder of OII Chinese, and is based in Taiwan. CTiTV.com: 是男也是女!擁抱陰陽人 支持接納她和他

[Press Release] ILGA-Europe: Today is the International Intersex Awareness Day

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ILGA-Europe supports the initiative to mark 26 October as the International Intersex Awareness Day. The first ever public demonstration by intersex activists took place in Boston (USA), on 26 October 1996, ILGA-Europe believes this day is a great opportunity to raise awareness on intersex issues, generate greater understanding and challenge the prevailing medical pathological approach…
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RD Magazine: The US Religious Right and the LGBT Crisis In Uganda

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ALTHOUGH the draconian Anti-Homosexuality Bill (AHB) remains stalled one year after it was first introduced in the Ugandan Parliament, the intimidation, harassment, and violence it was designed to incite remain an everyday part of life, and an urgent human rights crisis for LGBT Ugandans. … Kaggwa is also the executive director of the Support Initiative…
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ARTE+7: Intersexualité

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Intersexualité Si l’on en croit les statistiques, tout nouveau-né est soit un garçon, soit une fille. Et pourtant, ce n’est pas toujours aussi simple à déterminer ! Le sexe biologique d’un être humain s’exprime en effet à plusieurs niveaux et chez les intersexuels, l’apparence physique ne va pas forcément dans le même sens que les…
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