Intersex Day of Remembrance

The image has a black background with yellow text that says “Intersex Day of Remembrance 11/08/2020” in the middle is a yellow circle with a purple ring in the center resembling the intersex flag. in the very center is another small black circle with a lit candle in it.

Intersex Day of Remembrance, also known as Intersex Day of Solidarity, takes place on November 8. The day marks the birthday of Herculine Barbin, a French intersex person whose memoirs were later published by the philosopher Michel Foucault.

Intersex Day of Solidarity:

Herculine Barbin:

We have uploaded a special candle lighting and presentation video for Intersex Day of Remembrance (Intersex Day of Solidarity) to our IGTV, YouTube, and Facebook.

In addition to the candle lighting, we discuss the importance of Intersex Day of Remembrance along with some clips from our previous Intersex Awareness Day variety show.





The Houston Intersex Society (THIS) is an educational, social, and support organization for, by, and about intersex people in Houston, Texas and beyond. THIS aims to empower and enrich the lives of intersex people while working to end shame and create visibility through education, community events, and the arts.

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