Intersex Writer and Activist
Hida for The Global Herald on the abuse of intersex Indian athlete Pinki Pramanik

Hida for The Global Herald on the abuse of intersex Indian athlete Pinki Pramanik

Criminalized Because of One’s Sex? – Hida Viloria

By ; published on December 10, 2012 at 9:34 pm

On June 14th, Indian gold medal winner Pinki Pramanik was arrested following accusations of rape and “being male” by her live-in partner.  She was suspended from her job, detained in a male ward, and an MMS of one of her mandatory -verification tests, in which she was completely nude, went viral.

 

Read the whole story on the Global Herald website >>

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Interesting fact: At approx. 1.7% of the population, Intersex people are as common as red-heads. “Everyone’s met an intersex person, you just may not know you have.”

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