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Cheryl Chase, director of the Intersex Society of North America, on the state of intersexuality today

John Ross, independent journalist and poet, on the struggle of the Zapatistas to defend their homeland against corporate encroachment

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00:00 Introduction
12:18 Question of the Week
Question: "Post-op M2F marries and man they would like to start a family. In light of Christie Littleton's case and it appearing that bezulzebub's spawn may be our next president, what kind of hindrances are they likely to have and could the adoption be annulled at some future time if their marriage is declared 'not between a man and a woman'? "
(from Kathryn in Minnesnowta)
23:11 Hal Fuller's Twisted Nasty News
34:04 Boston area (and some national) announcements
37:50 Cheryl Chase, director of the Intersex Society of North America (ISNA), talks about the nature of intersexuality, and the experience that many intersexed people face. She speaks of the increased acceptance of intersex voices by the medical profession, and how this has created more demand for the services of her organization.
You can learn more about ISNA at
53:34 Special Message
54:29 John Ross, celebrated chronicler of Mexico's indigenous Zapatista rebels whose January 1st, 1994 uprisingin the first hours of the North American Free Trade Agreementset off a chain of events that continues to challenge the corporate globalization of the planet. In "The War Against Oblivion: Zapatista Chronicles 1994-2000", Ross records the rebel experience from its earliest days through the Mexican presidential election in July 2000, a saga Ross began in his American Book Award-winning "Rebellion From the Roots" (1994).
We talked with John, a fascinating speaker, about Mexico and the Zapatistas.
You can subscribe to John's mailing list at
87:29 End
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