Open Society Foundations Releases Video Showing A New Outlook on Growing Up Intersex
In Uganda, growing up intersex makes you a target—of discrimination, abuse, even violence. It can be viewed as a curse, something to purge.
When the identity of an intersex man named Julius was leaked to a newspaper, for example, the harassment he faced forced him to flee the country.
Later, when he learned of a young boy back home on a similar path, he knew he had to return and help. Today, Julius’s activism on intersex issues is part of a broad effort to show that what really needs fixing is society’s stigma...