I Came Out as Intersex in Front of the Texas Legislature

Alicia Roth Weigel, Politico: “Though statistically we’re as common as redheads (about 2 percent of the world’s population), our identity is erased not just from history books but even in the present day. … My body didn’t fit on the prescribed piece of paper needed to render my existence in the world as valid, so rather than adjusting the piece of paper, doctors ‘adjusted’ my body. … Euphemisms are helpful when trying to mask eugenics as necessary medical practice …”