About the Intersex Rights Movement

The intersex flag: a yellow flag with a lavender open circle in the middle Katie Rainbow/Pexels

A deep read on the Intersex Rights Movement, some of its key activists, and the struggle of intersex people in a society that incorrectly assumes physical sex and anatomy are always binary.

“Under the most expansive definition, intersex people constitute up to 1.7 percent of the population. This larger number includes many intersex traits that go undiscovered until puberty fails to occur in adolescence, or until infertility raises questions in adulthood. And it accounts for the fact that some intersex people are never diagnosed.”