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A Conspiracy of Deceit: Alice Dreger, ISNA, the invention of DSD and Dix Poppas of Cornell who cuts up intersex babies’ clitorises

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A Conspiracy of Deceit: Alice Dreger, ISNA, the invention of DSD and Dix Poppas of Cornell who cuts up intersex babies’ clitorises

Author: Gina Wilson, President, Organisation Intersex International Australia Limited ACADEMIC bioethicist Alice Domurat Dreger has been complaining about Cornell University’s Dr Dix P. Poppas’ practice of cutting up the clitorises of intersex children with CAH – Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia – then stimulating their mutilated sex organs with an instrument not unlike a vibrator. Yet Dreger…
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Report on German television about the Transgender and Intersex in the Arts, Science and Society conference in Dresden

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Report on German television about the Transgender and Intersex in the Arts, Science and Society conference in Dresden

INACCURACY seems to be the byword when the mainstream media reports on intersex, but at least this news item by a German TV channel on the recent Transgender und Intersex in Kunst, Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft conference in Dresden concentrates on intersex despite reporting it as a transgender conference. The report features IVIM/OII Germany’s Ins A. Kromminga and mentions Australia’s recent passport…
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MDR Sachsen reports on the Transgender und Intersex in Kunst, Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft conference in Dresden earlier this month

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MDR Sachsen reports on the Transgender und Intersex in Kunst, Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft conference in Dresden earlier this month

MDR Sachsen reports on the Transgender und Intersex in Kunst, Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft – Transgender and Intersex in the Arts, Science and Society – conference in Dresden earlier this month. Two European OII members who are artists and human rights activists presented at the conference – Del LaGrace Volcano and Ins A. Kromminga. Eine internationale…
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Maxx Ginanne’s Caster Semenya documentary “Too Fast to be a Woman?” screens in Sydney February 25 during Mardi Gras Film Festival

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Maxx Ginanne’s Caster Semenya documentary “Too Fast to be a Woman?” screens in Sydney February 25 during Mardi Gras Film Festival

IN 2011 the Sydney Mardi Gras aka Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras became fully intersex inclusive under the LGBTQI acronym. Now the 2012 Mardi Gras sees London-resident, expatriate documentary filmmaker Maxx Ginnane’s film on South African athlete Caster Semenya, Too Fast to be a Woman?, screened in the Mardi Gras Film Festival on Saturday…
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Intersex Woman Lucie Veith goes up against DSD-pathologizing doctor Olaf Hiort

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Intersex Woman Lucie Veith goes up against DSD-pathologizing doctor Olaf Hiort

INTERSEX activist Lucie Veith of  Intersexuelle Menschen e.V. (IMeV)  describes one aspect of intersex genital mutilation – IGM – as “a castration” in a face-to-face conversation with DSD fan Dr Olaf Hiort. Veith: Sie erklären intersexuelle Menschen wie mich zu Kranken, obwohl wir nicht krank sind. Sie operieren die Genitalien, ohne die Einwilligung der Betroffenen einzuholen, und…
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