A victory for intersex babies in Germanyby Mattia Rosini - 2013.02.26
There has been a small revolution for intersex babies in Germany. Born with a genetic condition that means they cannot be defined exclusively as male or female, because they have characteristics of both sexes, a new law allows their gender to remain unspecified on the birth certificate. The German government unanimously approved the amendment to the law on recording personal data at birth. Previously, the baby's parents could choose which gender would appear on the birth certificate. However, the amendment doesn't go far enough, according to the Ethical Council of Germany. It believes that parents of intersex children need more support and that gender reassignment surgery should be avoided.
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