Intersex

Germany Allows 'Indeterminate' Gender On Birth Certificates

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Germany has become the first country in the world to allow parents to leave the gender box blank on their child's birth certificate. As reported in...

The Forgotten Sex: Hermaphrodites in Britain Fight for Official Recognition

Martin Newman | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Newman

The 33-year-old artist Xxxora looks, acts and dresses like a woman, but she knows she is more than that, being one of the 30,000 plus people in the UK born with ambiguous sex organs - male and female.

Third 'Indeterminate' Gender Option To Be Offered On German Birth Certificates From November

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK

Germany is set to be the first European country to introduce a third, “indeterminate” gender option on birth certificates. Come 1 November, a ...

Where Next for Human Rights in Australia?

Zion Lights | Posted 05.07.2013 | UK Politics
Zion Lights

Australia recently introduced new guidelines allowing intersex individuals an official legal status on personal documents. It's an important move for Australia's intersex individuals and for equality in the country, and also for transgender, gender diverse and intersex people around the world. But in other ways Australia falls short in matters of equality.

Male, Female Or Intersex? 'Third Gender' Will Be Official In Australia Next Month

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK

The option of selecting “x” (indeterminate/intersex/unspecified), as well as “m” (male) or “f” (female) on personal records will be availa...

Jesus May Have Been A Hermaphrodite

Posted 02.03.2012 | UK

Jesus may have been a hermaphrodite, Dr Susannah Cornwall has suggested, in a paper arguing that the Church needs to do more to acknowledge intersex c...

Gender, Genetics and Men Who Like Facemasks

Jessica Abrahams | Posted 15.12.2011 | UK
Jessica Abrahams

A man diagnosed with a genetic disorder that makes him both a man and woman spoke to The Guardian last week about his experience of living with Klinef...

Australian passport clarification - no "X" markers for trans folk

Zoe O'Connell | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK Politics
Zoe O'Connell

There is quite a bit of misreporting over the situation with "X"/Unspecified markers on Australian passports that has recently been announced. To clear up the situation, there's a very good post here, on Global Comment. The short version is that there are two options