Posts Tagged ‘intersex legislation’
Albania bans intersex infant surgeries!!!
Albania has made a historic decision to stop medical interventions at birth in the cases of intersex children! It joins Malta, Uruguay, and the Indian state of Tamil Nadu in doing so. As reported today in exit news, on June 24th, The Ministry of Health has approved a protocol for the Evaluation of Children with…Read More
Dana Zzyym in Washington Post’s X Passport Bill Coverage
We live in a society so committed to enforcing an exclusively binary sex/gender system that it subjects healthy babies to irreversible, high risk, medically unnecessary gonadal and/or genital surgeries in an effort to make future boys/men or girls/women out of all intersex infants. The Intersex Campaign for Equality recognizes federal third gender recognition as a…Read More
Intersex Activist Hann Lindahl on California’s Intersex Legislation
InterACT’s Hann Lindahl gives Them. the scoop on the historic passage of California bill SCR-110, the first U.S. legislation to support intersex people’s right to bodily autonomy. We couldn’t be happier about this development, and thank and commend Lindahl for her work in helping to get the bill passed!Read More
California Passes SCR 110: First U.S. Legislation Urging Protection of Intersex Babies and Children!
As announced August 28th on twitter by Senator Scott Wiener earlier this week, California has become the first state in the U.S to pass legislation in support of intersex people’s right to bodily autonomy! Our resolution (#SCR110) urging the medical profession to delay medically unnecessary genital surgeries on #intersex babies has now fully passed the…Read More
CORR.: CA Senator Introduces Resolution to Urge Medical Providers to End IGM
Our enormous thanks to California Senator Scott Weiner (D–San Francisco) for supporting intersex people’s right bodily autonomy and self-determination! As reported earlier this week on CBS SF Bay Area News, Senate Concurrent Resolution 110, which Weiner introduced March 6th: “seeks to end nonconsensual, and potentially harmful, sex assignment and genital “normalization” surgeries on babies born…Read More
Portugal Seeks To Ban Sex Reassignment Surgeries on Intersex Infants!
As reported in the Gay Star News, as part of the discussion earlier today at the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT), celebrated on May 17th, Forum this week in Brussels, Portugal announced legislation aimed to ban medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex babies. Brava Portugal! If passed, Portugal will become the third country…Read More
Dr. Cary Gabriel Costello on how proposed transphobic legislation affects intersex people
This great essay by Intersex Roadshow (one of our favorite intersex blogs!) author Professor Cary Gabriel Costello on how Texas’s recently proposed transphobic bathroom legislation also negatively affects intersex people.Read More