I'm Hida (pronounced "Heeda"), one of the first publicly intersex, non-binary and gender-fluid people on this beautiful planet.
This site shares my writing and my work creating mainstream awareness, and advocating for human rights, about and for my communities.
referring to or being a person whose internal and/or external sexual and reproductive organs are not typically male or female
relating to or being a person who identifies with or expresses a gender identity that is neither entirely male nor entirely female
of, relating to, or being a person whose gender identity is not fixed
I’m DEEPLY honored to share that my memoir Born Both: An Intersex Life was selected for the New York Public Library’s list of Essential Reads on Feminism, alongside work by Belle Hooks, Roxanne Gay, Judith Butler, Gloria Anazaldua and many others whose work I admire and respect. <3 <3 <3 Very grateful to the New York Public…Read More
Excellent article on how to be an ally to intersex people— please share widely folks! Big thanks to NewNowNext for running it and to author…Read More
It’s wonderful to see intersex people and our movement covered so respectfully in the article, “The Intersex Rights Movement Is Ready for its Moment,” in…Read More
Monday, October 9 at 12:10–1:15 PM EDT Columbia Law School 435 W 116th St, New York, New York 10027 (see link above for map).…Read More
I am thrilled and honored to have my memoir Born Both: An Intersex Life selected by School Library Journal as one of 10…Read More
I’m deeply honored to be participating in this way and look forward to seeing or meeting some of you there! 🙂 Saturday, September…Read More
“I think that the only way it would be fair to regulate athletes [like] Caster and Dutee would be if we also had testosterone…Read More
Big thanks to NPR LA’s AirTalk w/ @LarryMantle–the award-winning public affairs show airing weekdays 10a-12p on 89.3 KPCC–for having me on to discuss…Read More
“I define gender as… a unique, non-audible song that all humans sing. We can try to imitate the most accepted, popular songs but…Read More