intersex intersex

Definition(s):

  • (n) one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs; at birth an unambiguous assignment of male or female cannot be made

Usage(s):

  1. But last fall, the appearance of intersex fish which have male and female organs renewed concerns about swimming, fishing and drinking the water.
  2. Beyond its dubious value as any kind of test of intersex athletic prowess, the entire spectacle is a fascinating display of one man's ability to exploit the times.
  3. A Canadian believes that he has solved the diagnostic problem in human intersex.

News

  1. IntraSpectrum Counseling Brings LGBTQ-Affirmative Counseling to Andersonville

    IntraSpectrum Counseling has opened a second location in Andersonville, or as some call it “Girls Town,” in order to better serve Chicagoland’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI) population. IntraSpectrum Counseling has found overwhelming success because they are the only Chicago-based private group practice specifically dedicated to serving the LGBTQ population in ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Russia: Another independent organization faces hefty fine

    The film festival “Bok o Bok”, which seeks to create a space where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people can openly express their identity in Russia, was issued with an unprecedentedly heavy combined fine of over USD 15,500. June 6, 2013 The hefty fine imposed on a civil society organization in Russia today is further evidence of the Russian government’s determination to ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Amnesty International

  3. Herbicides likely source of growing intersex fish problem (Video)

    Ten years after the discovery of the first intersex fish in the Potomac River, leading researchers are closing in on the chemicals and sources producing fish with immature eggs in the sex organs of male smallmouth and largemouth bass. The research suggests the cause is not what researchers initially thought -- the flushing of prescription drugs.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: WTOP Radio Washington, DC

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Quotes

  1. "The kernel comes from one of Foucault's books that contains the story of an intersex person in the 19th century," said Eugenides. "I found that a lot of questions arose from the story, and out of that, it fostered an interest in persons who...
    on Feb 4, 2008 By: Jeffrey Eugenides Source: The Desert Sun

  2. "My challenge to the federal government is to end its discriminatory treatment of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex Australians," Stanhope said in a statement. "While the ACT is determined to do what it can to afford equal...
    on Mar 28, 2006 By: Jon Stanhope Source: Independent Online

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