As reported today in a joint article by USA Today and The 19th, a spokesperson for Boston Children’s Hospital told The 19th that it “will not perform clitoroplasty or vaginoplasty in patients who are too young to participate in a meaningful discussion of the implications of these surgeries, unless anatomical differences threaten the physical health…

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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…

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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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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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On January 31st, California Senator Scott Weiner (Dem. San Francisco) introduced legislation 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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