How the truth about being intersex was hidden from me for years


Ela Xora | Gay Star News | March 20, 2016

Last week I started a series of protests outside the UK Parliament, including chaining ourselves to the railings, to highlight intersex rights.

We felt compelled to do this because we are governed by laws which lie to the general public and mask the existence and human rights of intersex people.

I only started to learn the truth about myself a decade ago when I was introduced to someone at a boat party on the Thames. They had been raised as a boy but had always felt like a girl and had recently been told by their doctors they had XXY chromosomes.

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