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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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Intersex Identity

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Intersex Identity

Intersex identity is a group of conditions where a chromosomial or physical discrepancy may occur between the internal and external gentials.  Below is a fact sheet, a list of online resources, and resources we have in the LGBT Center regarding intersex identity.

Intersex Worksheet containing basic information about what intersex identity is, the four basic types of conditions, and a discussion of treatment options.

Online Resources

Intersex Initiatives-- Portland Oregon based national activist and advocacy organization for people with intersex conditions.

Intersex Society of North America-- Now defunct advocacy group which has a large selection of online information and videos about intersex identity.

Accord Alliance-- Organization that provides advocacy and health information to parents, families, and those with intersex conditions.

LGBT Center Books and Videos

The LGBT Center currently has the following resources in their media library related to intersex identities.

Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality

GenderQueer: Voices From Beyond the Sexual Binary

Finding the Real Me: True Tales of Sex and Gender Diversity

Trans Liberation: Beyond Pink or Blue

She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders

My Gender Workbook: How to Become a Real Man, a Real Woman, the Real You, or Something Else Entirely

Middle Sexes: Redefining He and She (DVD)