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The Privilege of Pleasure

By Hida Viloria, author and activist

Today is Valentine’s Day, devoted to the celebration of romance and sexual pleasure, but the first thing that comes to mind when I think about it in an intersex context is how much our ability to experience these things has been compromised by prejudiced practices. It helps to realise that we are not alone: humans in power have attempted to limit others’ pleasure for centuries.