This piece examines the practice of surgically attempting to “fix” intersex babies and minors — a.k.a. intersex genital mutiltion/IGM – and the current legal case of the rawford family, who is suing the doctors who operated on their intersex son before they adopted him, and the state of South Carolina (his legal guardians at the…

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The Council of Europe is an an international organization which focuses on promoting human rights, democracy, and the rule of law in Europe, and is comprised of 47 member nations. On October 1st, 2013, it adopted a resolution on the protection of children’s rights to physical integrity which included intersex people. The Council of Europe’s Resolution 1952, “Childen’s right…

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Congratulations on the birth of your baby! This information addresses common questions and concerns regarding variations in sex anatomy, or intersex variations, to help you welcome your baby and make decisions that promote the health and well being of the entire family.   Your Beautiful Child – One Sheet (pdf) Your Beautiful Child- Trifold Brochure (pdf)  …

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