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Posts Tagged ‘intersex surgery ban’

Great article by parent Eric Lohman in Support of SB 201

Big thanks to Eric Lohman, one of the wonderfully loving parents of an intersex child, and co-author with his partner, Stephani Lohman, of Raising Rosie: Our Story of Parenting an Intersex Child, who have chosen to love and accept their daughter as is, for this great article in support of California’s SB 201, which seeks…

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Great Coverage of CA’s SB 201 in The Daily Beast

The Daily Beast examines California’s SB 201, which seeks to ban medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex babies, in the excellent article, “I Wasn’t Ready for the Intersex Surgery I Had as a Child,” featuring great interviews excerpts from intersex activist Amanda Saenz. Please share widely to educate about the need for this groundbreaking legislation.

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YAAAAAAASSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!

California Senator Scott Weiner (Dem. San Francisco) introduced legislation on January 31st to prohibit medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex babies–what intersex activists have all been fighting for! Since the start of the intersex movement over two decades ago, our main objective has been to put a stop to the harmful, irreversible practice of subjecting intersex…

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