Intersex activists fighting prejudice and stigma, from left, River Gallo, Sean Saifa Wall and Pidgeon Pagonis. Photos: @rivergallo, @saifaemerges, @pidgeon/Instagram
Intersex activists fighting prejudice and stigma, from left, River Gallo, Sean Saifa Wall and Pidgeon Pagonis. Photos: @rivergallo, @saifaemerges, @pidgeon/Instagram
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Who are the world’s most prominent intersex heroes and activists? Ponyboi creator River Gallo won a GLAAD award while Olympian Caster Semenya stayed strong through athletic controversies

  • While Elliot Page, Jojo Siwa and other celebrities have come out as LGBT, for intersex people the journey to recognition is still an uphill battle
  • Semenya won World and Olympic gold medals in the women’s 800m while Gallo’s film Ponyboi premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival

Intersex activists fighting prejudice and stigma, from left, River Gallo, Sean Saifa Wall and Pidgeon Pagonis. Photos: @rivergallo, @saifaemerges, @pidgeon/Instagram
Intersex activists fighting prejudice and stigma, from left, River Gallo, Sean Saifa Wall and Pidgeon Pagonis. Photos: @rivergallo, @saifaemerges, @pidgeon/Instagram
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