Intersex Writer and Activist

Speaking at the APPPAH 19th Congress

I’ll be speaking about the right to genital integrity, as it relates to intersex people, this Friday, December 4th, at the Association For Prenatal And Perinatal Psychology And Health (APPPAH)’s 19th International Congress (December 3-6, 2015). I am honored to be joined by FGM survivor, award-winning director (Fire Eyes, which highlights the barbaric practice of FGM), and human rights activist Soraya Mire, Marilyn Milos, R.N., one of the pioneers of the anti-circumcision movement and founder and director of the National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers (NOCIRC), and J. Steven Svoboda, founder of Attorneys for the Rights of the Child, who educates and litigates on behalf of genital integrity issues as an attorney.

The Congress theme is Birth and Society: How Birth Impacts Society and how Society Impacts Birth.

Location: Berkeley Marina Double Tree Hotel, Berkeley, CA .

Time: 2-3pm

 

 

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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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