The medical establishment has been aware of the intersex community’s desire for an end to nonconsensual medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex youth — aka Intersex Genital Mutilation (IGM) — for over two decades, but as history has shown, social change rarely comes without support from allies. Big thanks to Human Rights Watch​ E.D. Graeme Reid…

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Human Rights Watch: “I Want to be Like Nature Made Me”Medically Unnecessary Surgeries on Intersex Children in the US Published July 25, 2017. Reader Advisory: This report contains graphic descriptions of traumatic experiences, often affecting children. SUMMARY Intersex people in the United States are subjected to medical practices that can inflict irreversible physical and psychological…

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