Traumas of unnecessary surgeries on intersex childrenby Editorial Staff - 2017.07.26
Many doctors around the world continue to perform medically unnecessary surgeries that can inflict permanent harm on intersex children, Human Rights Watch and interACT said in a report. The 160-page report, "I Want to Be Like Nature Made Me": Medically Unnecessary Surgeries on Intersex Children in the US, provides extensive details on the surgeries themselves, their controversies, pressures put on parents, and more. The report is based on in-depth interviews with doctors, intersex adults and children, and parents of intersex people. Intersex members of society are people born with reproductive or sexual anatomy that fall outside of societal norms. They are also some of the most misunderstood of the LGBTI community. According to the report’s statistics, as many as 1.7% of babies are different from what is typically called a boy or a girl.
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