intersex

Anick spent his childhood being examined by doctors and hiding from family and schoolmates.
Each year on the 26 October, the world marks Intersex Awareness Day. It’s thought that around 1.7% of the global population
Each year on the 26 October, the world marks Intersex Awareness Day. It’s thought that around 1.7% of the global population
I was born a hermaphrodite, but didn't figure this out until I was 21. The main reason was the highly conservative country I grew up in (the Netherlands), which prevented me from learning about intersex even being a thing for so long. I only learned about it while doing research on the internet and stumbling over the term on Wikipedia.
Hanne's trademark is her spirit and innovative style. Her message for intersex people today is "you can be whoever you want." I truly believe there are people, like me, reading Hanne's story who now feeling stronger, supported, beautiful, and hopeful about the future.
A top fashion model has publicly announced she is intersex, in the hope of encouraging others to share their stories. Hanne