List of intersex people

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Intersex people are born with sex characteristics, such as genitals, gonads and chromosome patterns that, according to the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, "do not fit the typical definitions for male or female bodies".[1][2]

Intersex people have many different sex assignments and gender identities,[2] and so there is no presumption that people on this list have any particular sex assigned at birth, nor any particular gender identity.

This list consists of well-known intersex people. The individual listings note the subject's main occupation or source of notability.

Notable intersex people[edit]

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  • Lisa Lee Dark, Welsh opera singer and voice actress.
  • Georgiann Davis, U.S. sociology scholar and researcher on intersex issues.
  • Vaginal Davis, U.S. genderqueer performing artist, painter, composer and writer.
  • Tiger Devore, U.S. clinical psychologist, educator on intersex issues since 1984, appears in the short film XXXY (2000).
  • Foekje Dillema (1926-2007), Dutch track and field athlete.

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  • Lili Elbe (1882-1931), Danish transgender and intersex woman, one of the earliest transgender women to receive sex reassignment surgery.

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  • River Gallo is an American filmmaker, actor and intersex activist. River is also the creator Ponyboi. Ponyboi is the first motion picture created by and featuring an intersex person. This movie is scheduled to screen in late 2018. http://www.ponyboithefilm.com
  • Dan Christian Ghattas, German activist, historian and author of Human Rights between the Sexes, a first international comparative study of the human rights of intersex people and executive director of OII Europe.
  • Gottlieb Göttlich (1798-unknown), German medical subject.
  • Sarah Graham, activist, addiction counsellor and UK "national LGBT treasure".[18]
  • Holly Greenberry, British intersex activist, co-Founder and director of Intersex UK.[19]
  • Sarah Gronert, German tennis player
  • Sally Gross (1953-2014), South African intersex, anti-apartheid and Israel/Palestine human rights activist; secured first mention of intersex in anti-discrimination law.

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  • A.J. Odasso, U.S. poet and educator[44], Senior Poetry Editor[45] at Strange Horizons magazine, the first of whose poetry collections, Lost Books[46], was nominated for the 2010 London New Poetry Award[47] and was a finalist for the 2010/2011 People's Book Prize.[48] Odasso was also shortlisted for the 2017 Sexton Prize[49], interviewed for a Hornet feature on Intersex Awareness Day 2017[50], and joined Hida Viloria as co-editor of IQ Quarterly in November 2017.[51]
  • Hanne Gaby Odiele, Belgian model[52]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

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