Posts Tagged ‘intersex health care’
U.S. Includes Intersex People in Bans on Sex Discrimination in Federal Health Care!
On May 13th, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a 362-page rule on the Obamacare/Affordable Care Act’s Section 1557, the provision of the law which bans sex discrimination in health care, which included the statement: “… the prohibition on sex discrimination extends to discrimination on the basis of intersex traits or atypical sex characteristics.” This…Read More
On Health Care for 2012
“Being intersex is often treated as a medical issue, simply because we’re different. Just as being male or female is not a medical issue, although there are specific health issues specific to being male or female, neither is being intersex. Intersex people simply have a naturally occurring variation — just like having red hair —…Read More