We have some great events coming up for Intersex Day of Solidarity.
Intersex Day of Solidarity, also known as Intersex Day of Remembrance, 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:
The Houston Intersex Society will be giving an Intersex 101 and Q&A at Rice University on November 7 at 7pm.
Check out our Facebook page on November 8th for our annual Intersex Day of Remembrance candle lighting, moment of silence, and performances shared via Facebook Live.
We are also excited to announce that on November 9th at dusk Houston City Hall will be illuminated purple and yellow in honor of Intersex Day of Solidarity!
Houston City Hall has been illuminated annually for Intersex Awareness Day on October 25th, this will be the first illumination for Intersex Day of Solidarity.
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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