December 3, 2012 – A screening of the award-winning documentary “Intersexion” at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at San Francisco State University’s Downtown campus (835 Market St., 6th floor) will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with two stars of the film Mani Mitchell and David Strachan along with Executive Director of Advocates for Informed Choice, Anne Tamar-Mattis on Monday, December 3 from 1:30-3pm. Admission is FREE!

December 9, 2012 – AIC’s Jim Bruce attended The Second International Intersex Forum, Stockholm, Sweden, press release.

October 30, 2012 – Anne Tamar-Mattis, The Real Silent Majority, Psychology Today.

October 26, 2012 – Intersex Awareness Day, press release.

October 22, 2012 – Feminists for Choice interviews Jim Bruce on AIC’s youth leadership development program, Inter/Act.

September 1, 2012 – Anne Tamar-Mattis interviewed on The Gist w/ Michelangelo Signorile. (audio)

August 17, 2012 – The Biopolitical Times on The Dangers of Fetal Engineering.

August 16, 2012 – Anne Tamar-Mattis and Thea Hillman quoted in  “Drug To Prevent “Masculine Behavior” In Girls May Have Serious Risks”, by Anna North, BuzzFeed Shift.

August 15, 2012 – Anne Tamar-Mattis featured in “Medical report details doctors using steroid to prevent lesbianism,” in Windy City Times.

August 5, 2012 – The Advocate, Shocking Report: Doctors Use Off-Label Drug to Prevent Lesbian, Bisexual, Tomboy Babies.

August 2, 2012 – Anne Tamar-Mattis co-authors “Prenatal Dexamethasone for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
An Ethics Canary in the Modern Medical Mine” in Journal of Bioethical Inquiry w/ Alice Dreger and Ellen Feder, (Northwestern University press release).

June 13, 2012 – AIC quoted in Pink News (UK).

June, 2012 – HILLARY CLINTON: Call for an End to Cutting Intersex Girls’ Genitals in the US!

April 19, 2012 – Anne Tamar-Mattis publishes “Sterilization and Minors with Intersex Conditions in California Law” in California Law Review.

March 16, 2012 – Inter/Act publishes its first blog entry, Pretending Doesn’t Work, by Pidgeon.

March 14, 2012 – AIC’s training and consultation sessions contributed to the USCIS issuing its first ever “Guidance for Adjudicating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Refugee and Asylum Claims.”

March 5, 2012 – Anne Tamar-Mattis interviewed on KPFA’s Against the Grain. (audio)

March 1, 2012 – AIC Board Member Julie Greenberg publishes “Health Care Issues Affecting People with an Intersex Condition or DSD: Sex or Disability Discrimination?” in Digital Commons at Loyola Marymount Law School.

February 23, 2012  – AIC’s Anne Tamar-Mattis is awarded the 2012 Barbara Nachtrieb Armstrong Award for Outstanding Advocacy on Behalf of Social Justice for Women.

February 9, 2012 – AIC Board Member Julie Greenberg publishes Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters (NYU Press).

January 31, 2012 – AIC is a featured campaigner in Open Society Foundations’ Stop Torture in Health Care blog.

January 30, 2012 – Inter/Act and AIC featured in “Why Are Doctors Still Performing Genital Surgery on Infants?” on Open Society Foundations blog.

January 25, 2012 – Bay Area Intersex Community to Screen Ten-Year Retrospective of Landmark Documentary.


October 19, 2011 – Anne Tamar-Mattis, “Protecting the Civil Rights of Intersex Children” at Syracuse University College of Law. (video)

October 12, 2011 – AIC mentioned in Huffington Post.

October 11, 2011 – AIC Board President, Katie Baratz-Dalke, featured in BBC documentary ‘Me, My Sex and I’.

October, 2011 – Experimental status of prenatal dexamethasone for CAH re-affirmed (Co-authors: Alice Dreger, Ph.D., Ellen K. Feder, Ph.D.)

September 5, 2011 – AIC’s Jim Bruce represents AIC at First ever International Intersex Forum in Brussels, Belgium.

July 22, 2011 – Anne Tamar-Mattis featured in The Global Herald.

July 6, 2011 – AIC featured on Queer Justice: Nolo’s LGBT Law Blog.

June 24, 2011 – Anne Tamar-Mattis discusses the legal, medical and survival challenges that intersex refugees encounter in their cross-border searches for safe haven, ORAM’s Second Annual Lecture Series.

June 17, 2011 – Leave Intersex Out of the DSM-V in Bioethics Forum.

May 12, 2011 – Anne Tamar-Mattis delivers MCLE talk at California Pacific Public Health Training Center (video).

May 7, 2011 – AIC partners with AIS-DSD Support Group for Women and Families to create the first DSD parent support group at UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco Chronicle.

May, 2011 – Americans with Disabilities Act removes barriers for wide range of patients.

March 18, 2011 – Anne Tamar-Mattis elected to American Law Institute.

March 17, 2011 – AIC’s Jim Bruce, featured on ABCNews.com.

March 10, 2011 – Anne Tamar-Mattis featured in Shoestring Venture.

February 28, 2011 – AIC’s Public Comment on Use of Children with DSD in Research for the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.

February, 19, 2011 – Anne Tamar-Mattis interviewed on RT America’s feature on genitals and cultural practices.

February, 2011 – DSD and genital surgery: Are caregivers failing the ‘thank you’ test?

January 4, 2011 – Change.org mentions AIC as they question genital sensitivity tests.

January 2, 2011 – Anne Tamar-Mattis quoted in Onislam.net.


December 17, 2010 – Anne Tamar-Mattis reviews Argentinean independent film, “XXY”, in Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice.

September 23, 2010 – AIC is a finalist in Ashoka Changemakers contest with Resolve: The Apology Project.

October 28, 2010 – AIC’s Anne Tamar-Mattis delivers The 2010 Mark A. Nordenberg Lecture in Law, Medicine, and Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

October 21, 2010 – Genital surgeries come under national scrutiny, The Ithacan.

October 13, 2010 – Letter to the editor: Giving Parents Complete Information, The Cornell Daily Sun.

October 4, 2010 – Anne Tamar-Mattis addresses Cornell University on Dix Poppas scandal.

October, 2010 – Peer support a lifeline for many with DSD.

September 3, 2010 – Anne Tamar-Mattis publishes “An Attempt to Shut Down Discourse About a Controversial Practice Will Not Benefit Patients, Human Subjects, the Bioethics Community, or the Research Community” in The American Journal of Bioethics.

August 11, 2010 – Anne Tamar-Mattis featured by UC Berkeley’s Boalt Hall.

August 10, 2010 – AIC Board President Katie Baratz featured in Marie Claire.

August 6, 2010 – Anne Tamar-Mattis interviewed on KDVS Radio (Davis, CA). (audio)

June 29, 2010 – Anne Tamar-Mattis co-authors “Preventing Homosexuality (and Uppity Women) in the Womb?”  in Bioethics Forum.

March, 2010 – Giving pediatric patients a voice in treatment of DSD.

June 29, 2010 – Anne Tamar-Mattis honored by KQED as a Bay Area Unsung Hero.

June, 2010 – Research into outcomes of treatment for children with differences of sex development demands caution.

January 18, 2010 – Anne Tamar-Mattis interviewed on Closet Talk with JaySays. (audio)

January, 2010 – Case study: informed consent and management of DSD.


October 15, 2009 – Anne Tamar-Mattis quoted in The Economist.

October, 2009 – Exploring gray areas in the law about DSD and sterilization

September 27, 2009 – AIC Executive Director, Anne Tamar-Mattis delivers Pediatric Grand Rounds at UC Davis Medical Center. (video)

August 13, 2009 – Anne Tamar-Mattis interview with Idealist.org. (audio)

August, 2009 – HIPAA and caring for children with DSD.

June 5, 2009 – Lavender Magazine interview with Anne Tamar-Mattis.

June, 2009 – The medical gaze and children with DSD: A conversation with a group of medical residents.

May, 2009 – What is a person’s ‘legal sex’?

March, 2009 – What about the locker room?

February, 2009 – Gonadectomy, sterilization and the child with disorders of sex development.


December, 2008 – Easing transitions with gender assignment.

November, 2008 – Medical decision-making and the child with a DSD.

September 4, 2008 – AIC’s Anne Tamar-Mattis and Julie Greenberg on panel discussing, “Intersex Infants and Elective Genitoplasty: Issues of Consent” at Lavendar Law. (video)


Anne Tamar-Mattis co-authored (Milton Diamond) letter to the editor, Managing Variations in Sex Development, Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism.


October 10, 2006 – “Exceptions to the Rule: Curing the Law’s Failure to Protect Intersex Infants” published in the Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice.