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Please stop using the language of disease to describe intersex if you wonder why medicine wants to “cure” intersex

OVER at the Open Society Foundation, Lydia Gutermnan asks the question “Why Are Doctors Still Performing Genital Surgery on Infants?” The answer is simple – so long as journalists, doctors, commentators, bioethicists, parents, erstwhile allies and intersex people ourselves continue to pretend that intersex is a “condition” or a DSD then doctors will continue to…

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Our E.D. on Lobbying the IOC on Behalf of Intersex Women Athletes

  In October, 2010, our E.D. Hida Viloria participated, by invitation, in the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s meeting, “Athletes with Disorders of Sex Development and their participation in competitive sport,” held in Lausanne, Switzerland (see below).   The meeting was a gathering of experts convened in the wake of Caster Semenya’s gender verification testing media…

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