OMG! Top Model Hanne Gaby Odiele Is Intersex


Belgian model Hanne Gaby Odiele, 29, has worked with designers like Alexander Wang, Chanel, and Dior

And now, she’s making her voice heard about another part of her life: she is intersex. When she was 10, her parents told her that if she did not have those testes removed, she could get cancer and wouldn’t develop “as a normal, female girl”.

According to the nonprofit interACT, which is teaming up with Odiele, intersex people, who make up nearly two percent of the population, are born with hormones, genitals, and/or internal organs that don’t fit the typical “female” or “male” standard.







B.C. baby issued health card with no sex listed