Speaking events

We had some speaking opportunities around Intersex Awareness day.


Image of an intersex person’s head and shoulder by a sign. they have tan skin, black tufts of hair at their temples, and have black asymmetrical glasses. They are wearing a black COVID mask, white shirt, black pearls, and a black polka dot jacket. The sign says, “Hubert H Humphrey building, 200 Independence Ave, SW, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.”

On October 26th, (Intersex Awareness Day) one of our co-founders, Koomah participated in a roundtable discussion in Washington DC with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services honoring Intersex Awareness Day.

The roundtable was hosted by the HHS LGBTQI+ Coordinating Committee, with leadership from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health and the Office for Civil Rights.


A Latino intersex man is standing behind a desk with a computer on it. He has tan skin, short brown hair, and black angular glasses. He is wearing a green t-shirt and blue jeans. His right hand is in his pocket. Behind him is a projection screen on a dark blue wall. On the screen is an image of a QR code.

On October 25th, one of our co-founders, Mo Cortez gave a presentation about intersex issues and advocacy to the SAGA student group at University of Houston downtown.

Mo was honored to present for SAGA as an alumni of UHD. Student response was amazing and they had some great questions!


The Houston Intersex Society (THIS) is an all-volunteer BIPOC led Houston-based grassroots non-profit organization for, by, and about intersex people. 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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