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Welcome To The Intersex Portal

Intersexuality (definition)
Intersex surgery

Notable Intersex People Edit

  • Herculine Barbin, the 19th century memoirs of this French intersex person were published by Michel Foucault in 1980.
  • James Barry, British military surgeon who gave the first successful caesarean section in Africa by a British surgeon.
  • Lady Colin Campbell, British aristocrat and author of Guide to Being a Modern Lady.
  • Cheryl Chase, intersex activist.
  • Caroline Cossey, English model and actress.
  • Le Van Duyet, Nguyen Dynasty general and high-ranking mandarin.
  • Sir Ewan Forbes, 11th Baronet, formerly Elizabeth Forbes-Semple, in 1968 the Scottish courts confirmed Ewan Forbes' intersexuality cited in the correction of his birth certificate, placing him as the male heir to the family title, making him the 11th Baronet of Craigievar.
  • Erik Schinegger, alpine skier.
  • Edinanci Silva, judoka and Gold medalist in the woman's half-heavyweight division at the Pan-American games.
  • Jim Sinclair, autism rights activist.
  • Georgina Somerset (née Turtle), first openly intersex person in the UK; she was active in the media from the mid-1960s.
  • Santhi Soundarajan, an Indian athlete who competes in the middle distance track events. She was stripped of a silver medal won at the 2006 Asian Games after failing a gender verification test, disputing her eligibility to participate in the women's competition.
  • Del LaGrace Volcano, visual artist and speaker on queer and intersex issues (e.g. the Critical Sexology Seminars, London). Describes his intersexuality as self-constructed.

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