”I was afraid to ask questions"

Kimberly Zieselman was 41 years old, happily married, and the mother of two adopted children when she finally learned the truth about her body—that she was born intersex. In this article published in Good Housekeeping magazine, Zieselman and three other intersex women reflect on their experiences and identities in remarkably different ways (Fogle, 2016).

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Falling In Between: Inside the Lives of Intersex Women

References:

Fogle, A. (2016, October 21). Falling in between: Inside the lives of intersex women. Good Housekeeping. http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/health/a40787/intersex-stories/

Gender Identity Gender identity icon Our core sense of who we are as a man, a woman, a mixture of both, or neither.

Gender Expression Gender expression icon How we show up in the world through choices like clothing, hair style, mannerisms or tone of voice.

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Biological Sex Biological sex icon Physical attributes such as reproductive organs and genitalia, chromosomes, genes and hormone levels.