Intersex Is A Thing

Intersex Is A Thing

I’ve known about a group of people called the machihembras or guevodoces for a few years, but yesterday I stumbled across this video documentary produced by the BBC. For your viewing pleasure, a manifestation of intersex individuals.

How Is Intersex Defined?

Intersex people are born with any of several variations in sex characteristics including chromosomes, gonads, sex hormones, or genitals that, according to the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, “do not fit the typical definitions for male or female bodies.”

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