Posts tagged "hermaphrodite"

Mighty Hermaphrodite Dishes On Being Intersexed

With all the brouhaha over runner Caster Semenya’s gender and rumors that Lady Gaga is a hermaphrodite, it seems like intersexism is really on people’s minds these days. So we’ve very glad that 39-year-old chick Hida Viloria published an essay on this week telling us what it’s like to be intersexed. Hida didn’t out…

Nikki Dowling / September 21, 2009

DNA Tests Allegedly Indicate Caster Semenya’s A Hermaphrodite

For weeks Caster Semenya, the 18-year-old South African runner, has been embroiled in a kerfluffle over her “real” sex. Rumors that Semenya wasn’t a woman spread after she won a gold medal last month, and the International Association of Athletics Federations ordered her to undergo DNA testing.

Semenya’s test results allegedly show she’…

Jessica Wakeman / September 10, 2009

(Another) Quote of the Day: Lady Gaga’s Vagina Speaks

“I’m not offended, my vagina is offended.” Lady Gaga addresses those pesky Lady-Gaga-is-a-hermaphrodite rumors by letting her “little vagina” do the talking

Susannah Breslin / September 4, 2009

In Case You Were Wondering…

Lately, everyone’s been trying to figure out if Lady Gaga is a lady, a dude, or something in between. Thank you, Mekara, for clearing that up for us. [Riley Dog]…

Susannah Breslin / August 19, 2009

Professional Tennis Star, Born A Hermaphrodite, Ignites Controversy

Germany’s Sarah Gronert is a professional tennis player who competes on the same level as the Williams sisters and Maria Sharipova. The thing is, Gronert was born with both male and female sex organs (i.e. she’s a hermaphrodite), though she had surgery a few years ago to remove the male genitalia. Her story ignited controversy…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 20, 2009