Advocates for Informed Choice

Read what fuels one intersex advocate

Sean Saifa Wall, an intersex activist and leader at Advocates for Informed Choice, wrote a reflection in the news and commentary site, Quartz, reflecting on the relationship between his intersex advocacy and his personal life.

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Intersex advocates correct and clarify Nightline news report

Last week, Nightline ABC aired a segment in which Advocates for Informed Choice President Sean Saifa Wall courageously confronted his childhood surgeon on a segment of Nightline ABC last week.

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Coming out as intersex...on Facebook

GLAAD is working with the intersex support and advocacy group Advocates for Informed Choice, and their youth and young adult program Inter/Act. One member, Amanda, recently reflected on coming out to friends and family on Facebook as intersex.

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VIDEO: Intersex advocates talk stigma, health care, & family support on HuffPost Live

The four panelists discussed a range of subjects regarding the intersex community, including the experiences of intersex youth and their parents, interacting with medical providers, and more.

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GUEST POST: October 26 is Intersex Awareness Day

October, 26th 2013 is International Intersex Awareness Day. An estimated one in 2,000 babies is born with reproductive or sexual anatomy and/or a chromosome pattern that does not seem to fit typical definitions of male or female. In recent years, affected adults have begun raising awareness by coming out publicly and questioning the existing model of medical treatment.

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