Two women, Ilene Wong and Emily Quinn, are seated on a large stage facing left toward an audience (out of frame)
Wong (left) and Quinn in conversation with the crowd

Your Intersex 101 Resource Guide

Two women, Ilene Wong and Emily Quinn, are seated on a large stage in the background. The slide behind them reads IMPROVING OUTCOMES 2016. In the foreground are the backs of attendees.
Wong and Quinn present at the Cancer Center

This week, surgeon/YA author I. W. Gregorio and intersex advocate Emily Quinn visited us at UC Davis Health System to shed some light on the contentious relationship between intersex people and the institution of medicine. Gregorio and Quinn presented at the Department of Urology Grand Rounds on the intersection of intersex and medicine.

Now that you know some of the basics about Intersex Awareness Day, here are some resources to get you up to speed!

A great start is the Buzzfeed video below, featuring Emily and a number of other awesome advocates:

We also recommend Emily’s YouTube series “Intersexperiences“!

Five people stand in a line and smile, facing toward the viewer.
From left: Improving OUTcomes chair Ed Callahan, Ilene Wong, Emily Quinn, co-coordinator Shea Hazarian, co-coordinator Paul Terry.

Resources for Clinicians

Books and Academic Resources

More will be added soon!

Shea Hazarian
Improving OUTcomes coordinator and co-editor of the Improving OUTcomes website and blog.

Edward J. Callahan, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Family and Community Medicine
Chair, Vice Chancellor’s LGBTQI Advisory Committee

Paul David Terry, MNA
Co-editor of the Improving OUTcomes website and blog.