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Published: 21 October 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
... PART 2 Making Decisions for and about a Baby with an Intersex Diagnosis FOUR Boy or Girl? Bodies of Mixed Evidence and...
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389217-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
... EIGHT The Intersex Body in the World: Activism and Social and Medical Change For forty years after it was introduced, Money’s treatment paradigm largely went uncontested by...
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389217
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
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By Katrina Karkazis
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389217-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
... International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (iglhrc), is awarded to individuals and organizations that have made significant contri- butions toward securing human rights and freedom for sexual minorities. Tonight, Cheryl Chase, the founder of the Intersex Society of North America (isna), is being...
Published: 09 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394877-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
... 9 ABBY L. WILKERSON NORMATE SEX AND ITS DISCONTENTS Like members of the disability rights movement, intersex and transgender activ- ists have illuminated the hierarchal social construction of personhood and the significant...
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By Katrina Karkazis
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389217-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
.... ‘‘Testicular Feminization Syndrome and Associated Gonadal Tumors in Denmark Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica 71 (1): 63–66. Barry, E. 1996. ‘‘United States of Ambiguity Boston Phoenix, November 22. Baskin, L. S. 2003. ‘‘Working with Intersex University of California at San Francisco...
Published: 21 October 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
... conse- quences of these social and clinical approaches to the issue: the parents of children with intersex diagnoses and adults who were themselves treated as children and adolescents. I discuss the parents’ experiences first not to privilege them over the experiences of their children but because...
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389217-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
... its suggestion of a nuanced model of gender development. Money and his colleagues argued that gender identity and gender-role formation could not be attributed to any simple cause, but instead were complex processes involving both biological and social factors. Their frame- work for intersex...
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By Katrina Karkazis
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389217-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
...; intersex discomfort with own bodies of, 228– diagnoses in, 38–39; isoenzyme 31; doctors distrusted by, 228; on gen- activation in, 303 n. 20; post- ital surgery, 133–34, 167–68, 278; on vaginoplasty dilation in, 223–24; getting help and finding others, 233– repeated medical...
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By Katrina Karkazis
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389217-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
... proposed Intersex Disorders of Sex Development (dsd) Male pseudohermaphroditism —Undervirilization of an xy male 46,xy dsd —Undermasculinization of an xy male Female pseudohermaphroditism...
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By Robert McRuer, Anna Mollow
Published: 09 January 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
Published: 21 October 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
... remains—aimed at enabling the individual to fit, more or less superficially, into the binary model of sex. The labeling of certain bodies as intersex is intimately and inextricably tied to understandings of supposedly normal male and female bodily charac- teristics.∞ To call a body hermaphroditic...
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389217-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
... individuals with intersex conditions. Their protocols, which incorporated both biological and psy- chological variables, represented a radical departure from earlier work on hermaphroditism and intersexuality, which had been dominated by sciences such as genetics, embryology, clinical medicine, and...
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389217-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
... to tell a partner about her diagnosis before any sexual contact because it would be upsetting for most men to have sex with someone who had ‘‘balls My point in sharing this exchange is to highlight the complications of living with an intersex diagnosis, which inevitably burden those with these...
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389217-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
... enabling the individual to fit, more or less superficially, into the binary model of sex. The labeling of certain bodies as intersex is intimately and inextricably tied to understandings of supposedly normal male and female bodily charac- teristics.∞ To call a body hermaphroditic, one must already...
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389217-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
... surgery. This ambivalence is re- flected in the section covering genital surgery in the ‘‘Consensus Statement on Management of Intersex Disorders’’ (Lee et al. 2006). The authors ac- knowledge that there are minimal systematic surgical outcome data about genital surgery (whether on cosmetic appearance...
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389217-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
... conse- quences of these social and clinical approaches to the issue: the parents of children with intersex diagnoses and adults who were themselves treated as children and adolescents. I discuss the parents’ experiences first not to privilege them over the experiences of their children but because...
Published: 09 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394877-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
... Communities. Ed. Dawn Atkins. New York: Harring- ton Park, 1998. 205–19. “Hermaphrodites with Attitude: Mapping the Emergence of Intersex Political Activism.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 4.2 (1998): 189–211. “Surgical Process Is Not the Answer to Intersexuality.” Dreger, Intersex in...
Published: 15 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374879-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7487-9
... social construction as intersex people-people who for any number of reasons are born with or develop genitals, reproductive organs, and/or secondary sex char• acteristics that aren't considered standard for males or females• begin to speak publicly of their lives and the medical intrusion they've...
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By Robert McRuer, Anna Mollow
Published: 09 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394877-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9487-7
...   401 Bush, George H. W., 25 from, 194–95; intersex, 189–92; queer, Bush, George W., 177–78, 187 in film Murderball, 179–81; sense of Butler, Judith: on legitimacy and illegiti- self in, 268; as site of dystopic futures macy, 25–26, 31; on new gender poli- in...