intersex - updates

Rappler's latest stories on intersex


German law allows third gender in birth certificates

Dec 14, 2018 - 11:12 PM

The German parliament approves a law permitting children born intersex to be registered as 'miscellaneous'

Respecting LGBTQIA, celebrating pride

Jun 27, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Certainly the child bullied because of gender expressions that run afoul of community norms wishes only to be ordinary not to stand out

Female, male, or both? We need to talk about intersex persons

Aug 09, 2015 - 1:30 PM

Do you know what the I stands for in LGBTQI?

[Clinical Notes] More on the 'Identifying as intersex' dilemma

Jul 23, 2015 - 6:38 PM

A person who identifies as intersex consults Dr Margarita Holmes about relationship problems

[Clinical Notes] Identifying as intersex

Jul 04, 2015 - 10:20 AM

Dr Margarita Holmes explores the nuances within the experience of someone who identifies as an intersex person with Partial Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome

Indian 'woman' has twins despite discovery she is mostly male

Feb 09, 2015 - 4:40 PM

The 32 year old had an intersex condition in which she had the physical appearance of a woman but had more than 95 XY chromosomes

Is it a boy or a girl? Germany allows babies to be neither

Nov 01, 2013 - 10:28 PM

Under Germany s new legislation the entry for gender can be left blank on birth certificates effectively creating a category in the public register for babies born with characteristics of both sexes But advocates call for broader reforms

A woman and some toddlers take a stroll through the Grosser Garten park in Dresden, Germany. File photo by Sebastian Kahnert/AFP

'Intersex' among Australia's new gender guidelines

Jun 14, 2013 - 10:44 AM

Male or female? The Australian government adds another option: Intersex

When will Asean protect gender rights?

Apr 07, 2012 - 1:03 PM

Our numbers and strength has been steadily growing We have come at the stage in our struggle for equality and respect that we will never accept discrimination abuse and violence a part of our existence

ASEAN MEET. Closing session of the Asean summit in Cambodia on April 4, 2012. AFP photo