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Intersex Awareness Day for Families

October 27, 2013

October 26 is intersex awareness day. What is intersex? Here is the medical definition of being¬†intersex. What is the legal definition of intersex?¬†Regardless of our race, color, birth, gender, caste, religion, sexual orientation, we all have to deal with the laws. Depending on each person’s circumstances, to provide a “complete life”, one needs to understand […]

Loneliness and Secrecy for a Caregiver

June 26, 2013

Learn to live with truth with civility, dignity, and humility. Living in loneliness and secrecy as a caregiver is terrible. That means you are not getting the help and support you need and deserve. What are some of the issues that family caregivers experience?

Vindication As A Caregiver

March 6, 2013

UN calls for a STOP to normalization surgery of intersex people. What about the spouse caregiver of intersex who has been shunned and forced into silence? Is his suffering due to secrecy and lies from the medical community any kind of torture and violation of human rights?

Lessons of Being a Spouse Caregiver of Intersex

December 31, 2012

Fighting for equal intersex rights and equal IVF child rights are some of the lessons learnt from being a spouse caregiver of intersex.

Gay (LGBT) Rights and Spouse of Intersex Rights

September 24, 2012

There is a strong relationship between gay rights and spouse of intersex rights. The lack of laws for relationship between two males affects both. Let us hope that by raising awareness and education, both get equal rights soon including the innocent children of such relationships.

8 Tips For A Caregiver of Intersex or Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome (AIS) Patient

May 10, 2012

Intersex or Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome is a traumatic genetic condition for the patient. It is a rare medical condition. It is even more rare to have a spouse as a caregiver of an intersex person and therefore very scant data is available. Here are 8 ways you can help as a caregiver your loved one, an intersex patient, to get through their medical condition.