Story: Gender diversity

Mani's story

Mani Bruce Mitchell had a long and painful journey to find her identity as an intersex person. Watch this clip from the television documentary Yellow for hermaphrodite – Mani's story, in which she talks about coming to terms with the circumstances of her birth.

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Greenstone Pictures
Reference: Yellow for hermaphrodite - Mani's story. Producer and director, John Keir. Auckland: Greenstone Pictures, 2002.

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Johanna Schmidt, 'Gender diversity - Intersex people', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 July 2020)

Story by Johanna Schmidt, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jul 2015