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Butchering Intersex & Trans Privilege

in Cristan Williams/Podcast/Politics

The TA Podcast is an intergenerational show featuring a trans Baby Boomer, Gen Xer, and Millennial that considers the issues affecting the lives of trans and intersex people. We welcome Koomah to discuss the largest Intersex IGM protest ever and talk about news you won’t hear anywhere else!

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Podcast: Intersex Awareness Day

in Cristan Williams/Podcast

The TransAdvocate podcast crew discusses the Intersex Awareness Day with pioneering intersex activist and TFA board member, Koomah plus a review of upcoming events. On the Pod: Cristan Williams, Robin Mack, Alexis Melvin, & Koomah. Here’s more information on events and issues covered in this podcast: Events: Every Monday night trans meeting, HTGA at 7:30 10/26/17:…

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Owning Endosex Privilege and Supporting the Intersex Community: WPATH, Intersex Genital Mutilation (IGM), and Sex Variant Bodies

in Margo Schulter/Opinion

Listen to an audio version of this article:   By Margo Schulter The presentation of a poster session advocating Intersex Genital Mutilation (IGM) at the recent Amsterdam meeting of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) has heightened a crisis of confidence and trust between the intersex and trans communities, with a special impact on those of…

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Sex work and the sex worker

in Cristan Williams/Interview

“K” is an intersex, trans and sex worker rights advocate. I interviewed K about their sex work experiences, how the needs of sex workers might be respectfully addressed and the ways in which feminist frameworks interface with the experiences of sex workers. Cristan Williams: How long have you been involved with sex work? K: I’ve…

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An intersex perspective on the trans, intersex and TERF communities

in Advice/Guest Transadvocate/Opinion

Are Trans Communities Losing Intersex Allies in the TERF Wars? By Cary Gabriel Costello, PhD Recently I spent several days in a public internet group for “gender critical” people, after a few intersex friends voiced some positive things about this line of thinking. As an intersex individual who gender transitioned from the sex he was…

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Openly MRKH Contestant In Miss USA 2013

in Monica Roberts

We won’t have a girl like us competing in the Miss USA 2013 pageant next month because Kylan Wenzel unfortunately didn’t win the Miss California USA pageant. I’ll still have somebody else to root for besides the women of color and my Lone Star state representative when I watch the pageant on June 16 and…

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