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Synonyms for intersex
ˈɪn tərˌsɛksin·ter·sex

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  1. intersexadjective

    intersexed, intersexual, hermaphroditic, pseudohermaphroditic

  2. intersexadjective

    Intersexed, having characteristics of both sexes.

    intersexed, intersexual, pseudohermaphroditic, hermaphroditic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hermaphrodite, intersex, gynandromorph, androgyne, epicene, epicene personnoun

    one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs; at birth an unambiguous assignment of male or female cannot be made

    epicene person, androgyne, epicene, hermaphrodite, gynandromorph

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  1. Dana Zzyym:

    I am not male, I am not female, I am intersex, and I shouldn’t have to choose a gender marker for my official U.S. identity document that isn’t me.

  2. Eric Lohman:

    I knew that surgeries were common for intersex kids, but I didn't really understand how it would work, and so, my fear at the time was that they were going to take Rosie out of the room, and they were going to suggest doing the surgery.

  3. Sara Kelly Keenan:

    It was wonderful. It was the first time I saw 'intersex' in print related to my name, when I applied in court, I chose 'non-binary,' because that's an umbrella term that would also include gender variant people.

  4. Damien Georges Awoumou:

    We are witnessing a situation where the IAAF (World Athletics) through these regulations is using sports to discriminate against women with intersex variations and to reinforce harmful gender stereotypes, the majority of athletes affected by the regulations are from the global south and for Africa these regulations remind us of the difficult and dark past of racial segregation.

  5. Mike Pompeo:

    The United States joins people around the world in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month, and reaffirms its commitment to protecting and defending the human rights of all, including LGBTI persons.

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  • Intersexuelle, intersexuell, Intersexualität, Intersexueller, Intersex-PersonGerman
  • intersexualSpanish
  • kaksineuvoisuus, kaksineuvoinenFinnish
  • intersexuée, intersexuation, intersexualité, intersexuéFrench
  • idirghnéasach, idirghnéasIrish
  • 半陰陽者, 半陰陽, 間性Japanese
  • intersexualidade, intersexual, intersexPortuguese
  • интерсексуалка, интерсексуал, интерсексуальность, интерсексуальныйRussian

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