Welcome to Orchid Connect

We are glad you are here!
Orchid Connect is the communications hub for the AIS-DSD Support Group. Our Mission is "Promoting peer support, education, and outreach to foster healthy outcomes for adults, youth, children, and families affected by Intersex/ Differences of Sex Development (DSD)". We hope that you find these forums to be a source of friendship, information and support.

Enrolling:
You must be a member or have contacted the AIS-DSD Support Group to access Orchid Connect. If this is your first visit and you are interested in joining the support group or if you have any questions please contact us via our website at www.aisdsd.org.

If you are already a member of the AIS-DSD Support Group and have signed up on our forum, please click Log in above to access the site. Once logged in, please proceed to the forums. If you believe your access to appropriate sub forums is an error, contact the administrators with the support option or email directly at info AT aisdsd DOT org.  Members that have not registered for our forum, please click Sign Up above and complete the registration process. One on one help is available if you need it. Contact the administrators at info AT aisdsd DOT org to set up an appointment. Once your account is verified by the administrator you may log in and proceed to the forums. 

After signing up, you will gain access to all of our features. An admin will approve any new account in 1-3 days, and once logged in, you will be able to contribute to this site by submitting your own content or replying to existing content. You'll be able to customize your profile, receive reputation points as a reward for submitting content, while also communicating with other members via your own private inbox, chat, plus much more!

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We look forward to hearing from you!

Countdown To Conference!

Privacy Policy

Any information, including all posts, replies, chat, private messages, media, images, and documents are considered confidential unless otherwise stated. Sharing private information will be considered a breech in forum guidelines.  

Information, media, and files available for public sharing will be posted on our public webpage and Facebook page for you to share if you so choose. Confidentiality is considered an important necessity of creating a safe environment for all members who wish to participate in this form. By signing up, you acknowledge and agree to adhere to this policy when using Orchid Connect. 

AIS-DSD Support Group Medical Information Disclaimer

The information contained on this site is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. It is provided for educational purposes only. The reader assumes full responsibility for how he, she, or they chooses to use this information.

Always seek the advice of a knowledgeable physician or other qualified healthcare provider before starting any new treatment or discontinuing an existing treatment. Talk with your healthcare provider about any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

Nothing contained in these topics is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment.

The Limitations

The reader should recognize that the information and materials presented in www.aisdsd.org  and Orchid Connect have the following limitations, in comparison to being examined by a knowledgeable physician:

  • An individual can have a conversation with a physician.​ 
  • A physician can perform a physical examination and any necessary tests.
  • An individual could have an underlying medical problem that requires a physician to detect.

When in doubt, contact a knowledgeable physician for an appointment.

Orchid Connect, P.O. Box 2148, Duncan, Oklahoma, 73534-2148