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09/26/2014 01:08 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

'Faking It' Releases 9 Things To Know About Being Intersex

Perhaps one of the least understood subgroups of the queer community are intersex people -- and now one TV show is attempting to bring this form of identity into the mainstream.

Earlier this month it was reported that MTV's show "Faking It" would reveal that one of the characters is intersex -- a groundbreaking moment for mainstream television. Now, the show's star, Bailey De Young, and intersex advocate Emily Quinn have teamed up to bring you a video that aims to educate about intersex identity.

According to GLAAD, "One in every 2,000 people is born with reproductive or sexual anatomy and/or a chromosome pattern that doesn't fit the typical male or female definition. The conditions that cause these variations are intersex traits or Differences of Sex Development (DSD). Lauren's character on Faking It was born with Androgen Insensitive Syndrome, one of over 30 intersex conditions."

Check out the video above.

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