Recent Examples of intersex from the Web
Turkish police stopped activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights from gathering in large numbers for LGBT pride in Istanbul on Sunday, but smaller groups made impromptu press statements defying a ban imposed by the governor.
Oregon became the first state in U.S. history on Thursday to offer more than two gender options on identity documents, including driver's licenses, making it the first to legally recognize non-binary, intersex and agender people on ID cards.
About 1.7% of the population is intersex, according to the United Nations.
Many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) individuals and families travel safely each year without problems.
Ms. Couric examines the evolving subject — and accompanying complexities — with scientists, activists, transgender people and parents of intersex and transgender children.
Fifty-two competitors and coaches who are openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex are participating in the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, according to figures from Outsports, a website for gay and lesbian sports news.
Researchers are also probing the consequences of intersex for fish health.
In laboratory studies, scientists have been able to induce intersex in some fish by exposing males to the compound.
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Origin and Etymology of intersex
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1908See Words from the same year
First Known Use of intersex
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