A Primer on Intersex

We’ve kicked off BRAHMAN/I rehearsals with a lot of conversation about the central relationships in the play, and how B’s identity has developed over time. Through the play we hear about B’s intersex condition and how it impacted their understanding of sex and gender as an adolescent, and later, as an adult. First person accounts of intersex life, as well as research from experts like Anne Fausto-Sterling and Alice Dreger, have been informing our table work all week.

Here’s an introduction to what it means to be intersex, along with some additional resources on the subject:

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