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Published by University Pub. Group in Hagerstown, M.D .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hermaphroditism -- Social aspects.,
  • Hermaphroditism -- Treatment -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Generative organs -- Abnormalities -- Surgery -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Gender identity.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Alice Domurat Dreger.
ContributionsDreger, Alice Domurat.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC883 .I58 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 227 p. ;
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6804178M
ISBN 101555721257, 1555721001
LC Control Number00266617
OCLC/WorldCa43346814

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The Birth of an Intersex Infant: Exploring the Options and Ethics Behind Decision-Making In , Pulitzer Prize-winning Jeffrey Eugen-ides, published the book, Middlesex, that chronicles the life of a child born with ambiguous genitalia. While presence of ambiguous genitalia has been ac-knowledged since the late 14th century, this is one of. Intersex people are born with sex characteristics, such as chromosomes, gonads, or genitals, that, according to the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, "do not fit typical binary notions of male or female bodies.". Intersex people face stigmatisation and discrimination from birth, particularly when an intersex variation is visible. In some countries (particularly in . Intersex is a general term used for a variety of situations in which a person is born with reproductive or sexual anatomy that doesn’t fit the boxes of “female” or “male.” Sometimes doctors do surgeries on intersex babies and children to make their bodies fit binary ideas of “male” or “female”. Doctors always assign intersex. Intersex in the Age of Ethics, Alice Domurat Dreger (). Hannah Johnson. Intersex in the Age of Ethics is a nonfiction book about intersexual persons (formerly hermaphrodites) and the best and most ethical way to treat or not treat the condition. The book contains stories written by intersex people and other experts on intersex.