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Cary Gabriel Costello: “On Trans Gender Identity and the “Intersex Brain”

Cary Gabriel Costello: “On Trans Gender Identity and the “Intersex Brain”

Intersex activist and sociology professor Cary Gabriel Costello blogs eloquently on the belief that transgender identities are a kind of “brain intersex”. He identifies the relationship between the pathologisation of homosexuality and similar efforts to discover a biological basis for sexual orientation, discusses “neurosexism” and brain plasticity, and also the impact on the ability of…
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Opinion by Chris Somers: The fear amongst medicine and its allies of intersex people potentially gaining human rights

There appears to be an abject fear of allowing intersex people any rights whatsoever. More specifically, an alarming number of medical, allied personnel and others deliberately place blinkers upon themselves. What they are afraid of is any peripheral vision lest they see the clear scientific findings about a human reality that really does exist. There…
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Video: Intersex documentary “Intersexion”

Long awaited documentary about the experiences of a number of intersex people around the world, Intersexion, was made for New Zealand television broadcaster TV One by Grant Lahood with the assistance of Wellington-resident intersex activist and counsellor Mani Bruce Mitchell.