List of researchers on intersex

Intersex people are born with sex characteristics, such as genitals, gonads and chromosome patterns, "that do not fit typical binary notions of male or female bodies".[1]

This list consists of notable researchers on intersex issues, including human rights, legal recognition and medical issues. The individual listings note the subject's main occupation or source of notability.

Noted researchers on intersex




  • Georgiann Davis, U.S. associate professor of sociology and researcher on intersex issues.
  • Milton Diamond, U.S. professor of neurology, Univ. of Hawai'i at Manoa, and director of The Pacific Center for Sex and Society located at the University of Hawaii.[4]
  • Alice Dreger, U.S bioethicist, author and former chair of ISNA.





  • Tiffany Jones [7], Australian Associate Professor and author of books, policy works and articles on intersex, including Intersex: Stories and Statistics from Australia [8], 2015.



  • Heino Meyer-Bahlburg, U.S. psychologist best known for his work on biology of sexual orientation, gender identity, intersexuality, and HIV.
  • John Money (1921–2006) was a New Zealand psychologist, sexologist and author, controversial due to the David Reimer case.
  • Iain Morland, British author on gender, sexuality, medical ethics and science.


See also


  1. United Nations; Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (2015). Free & Equal Campaign Fact Sheet: Intersex (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2016-03-04.
  2. Carpenter, Morgan (2018). "Intersex variations, human rights, and the International Classification of Diseases". Health and Human Rights Journal. 20 (2). ISSN 2150-4113.
  3. "Cary Gabriel Costello". The New York Times. Archived from the original on August 17, 2016. Retrieved August 19, 2016.
  4. "Pacific Center for Sex and Society Home Page". Archived from the original on 2014-01-11.
  5. Dr. Morgan Holmes, Laurier Faculty of Arts
  6. "Professor Ieuan Hughes FMedSci FLSW". Academy of Medical Sciences. Retrieved 14 May 2017.
  7. "Tiffany Jones". Macquarie University. Retrieved 2019-11-25.
  8. "INTERSEX Stories and Statistics from Australia" (PDF). Retrieved 2019-11-25.
  9. Katrina Karkazis, PhD, MPH Archived 2013-12-26 at the Wayback Machine, Stanford University School of Medicine Center for Biomedical Ethics, 2013
  10. Kessler, Suzanne J. (1998). Lessons from the intersexed. New Brunswick, N.J: Rutgers University Press. ISBN 978-0-8135-2529-7.
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