Excellent article from Human Rights Watch calling on the American Academy of Pediatrics, convening this weekend in Chicago, to endorse what we intersex activists have been advocating for decades: a moratorium on medically unnecessary, nonconsensual surgeries on intersex infants and children, also known as Intersex Genital Mutilation, or IGM! “Human Rights Watch and interACT…

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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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