intersex awareness day


Intersex Awareness Day is this Thursday!

By Hida / October 23, 2017 /

Hi everyone! So many of you have reached out to say supportive things about my activism that I thought I’d let you know that this Thursday, October 26th, is Intersex Awareness Day (IAD), and I would love, love, LOVE it if you could post or tweet something that day on your social media channels (using…

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The Intersex Awareness Day 2016 Did You Know? List

By Hida / October 26, 2016 /

Today is #IntersexAwarenessDay, celebrated in honor of the first known intersex protest, held at a medical clinic in Boston exactly twenty years ago, on October 26th. Although we’ve made a lot of progress since then, let’s face it: we still need a lot more awareness about intersex people. I mean, we’re still so little known…

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Please share this UN Intersex Awareness video!

By Hida / October 26, 2016 /

The sentiment of this #IntersexAwareness video is so beautiful it made me cry. It depicts a family deciding to love and acceptance their intersex newborn, in less than two minutes, and w/o dialogue so it can appeal to people of all language speaking communities.  PLEASE share widely today, #IntersexAwarenessDay, to help spread love & acceptance…

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Quoted in Huff Post article “Intersex ED at the UN”

By Hida / October 24, 2016 /

I’m honored to be quoted in the fantastic essay, “Intersex ED at the UN”, published in light of the upcoming #intersexAwarenessDay —  just 2 days away!  It explains that I feel blessed not have been subjected to Intersex Genital Mutilation (IGM), and that: “I want to encourage all parents of intersex kids to do the same. Trying to…

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OMG, the U.S. Gov’t finally has to deal with the fact that intersex folks exist!

By Hida / October 26, 2015 /

Wow. I ever thought i’d see the day that intersex people were on the brinkl of being legally recognized by the U.S. gov’t!  As if that wasn’t good enough, what an honor that the associate director of the org. I founded and direct, Dana Zzyymm, is the one suing the U.S. State Department, and that…

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Happy Intersex Awareness Day everyone!!!!

By Hida / October 26, 2013 /

Please help spread awareness by sharing the info in this link with at least one person in your life. 🙂

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Hida speaking in NYC for Intersex Awareness Day, October 26th

By Hida / October 8, 2012 /

  I’ll be speaking at two events in New York City in October for Intersex Awareness Day, which is observed on October 26th to commemorate the first known U.S. intersex protest, at a medical center in Boston.   Intersex Awareness Day Workshop Friday, October 26 New York University NYU Global Center for Academic and Spiritual…

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