- Published on Tuesday, 07 March 2017 17:45
- Written by editor
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.
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