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The beauty of Intersex: Asking the questions you’ve been too afraid to ask


by Kate Demolder
09th Nov 2021

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In the new landscape of sex and gender – in a world where trans and gay rights have made incredible strides – intersex is perhaps the last taboo. But with the realisation that Intersex people are as common as redheads or people with green eyes, Kate Demolder asks two willing intersex individuals all the questions that you don’t want to. 

The models that occupy the lens of artist and photographer Dani Coyle in their ongoing series, Inter_face, are bound together by one trait. Like the photographer themself, they’re intersex, but their series aspires to show that the diagnosis does little to encapsulate the person as a whole. Still, their abundance here feels rare. The impetus behind the project is to create a community that propels intersex folk into a new, more understanding spotlight. One which...

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