Intersex

 
​Cast aside at birth for being intersex
​Cast aside at birth for being intersex
“I have been searching for my parents all my life. I was abandoned by my parents in the hospital I was born in — the rural hospital in...
SA joins the global fight to stop unnecessary genital surgery on intersex babies
SA joins the global fight to stop unnecessary genital surgery on intersex babies
“I never understood why people called it their ‘private parts’, because mine was never private.”
Not male, not female: Germany gives newborns a third sex option
Not male, not female: Germany gives newborns a third sex option
Germany on Friday will become the first European country to allow babies born with characteristics of both sexes to be registered as neither male...
Kenyan challenges state over prison facilities
Kenyan challenges state over prison facilities
An intersexed Kenyan has applied to Kenya's constitutional court to be released from Nairobi's Kamiti Maximum Security Prison on the grounds that...
'I'm human, I'm not from Mars'
'I'm human, I'm not from Mars'
Many traditional African communities explain the birth of intersexed babies with cultural beliefs such as interventions by ancestors after the...
intersex and the law
intersex and the law
Intersex has become the focus of public interest because of the media storm around the questioning of Caster Semenya's sex. Our exemplary post-apartheid Constitution of 1996, with its Bill of Rights and Equality Clause, seemed at first glance to afford intersexed South Africans...

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