We’re very pleased that The Advocate has shown a continuing interest in educating its many readers on intersex issues!  The essay not only educates regarding the discrimination and harm involved in non-medically necessary cosmetic genital surgery and sex reassignment of intersex babies (a.k.a. “Intersex Genital Mutilation”/IGM), but helps people understand and make important decisions about intersex babies by linking to OII-USA’s Your Beautiful Child: Information for Parents. 

Read the essay here: http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2013/09/27/op-ed-why-we-must-protect-intersex-babies