Biology that isn’t binary BY MICAELA CORN WITH ERICA LLOYD Spring 2015 “When I look back, I can see that [change] is happening,” she says. “It always seems very slow while you’re doing it, but it’s such a different world from when my family was young, and I’m very grateful for that.” – See […]
Medicine: Disorders of Sex Development When delivery room doctors can’t answer a seemingly simple question—“Is it a boy or a girl?”—families head to a specialty clinic at Children’s Hospital Colorado. BY RACHEL STURTZ JULY 2015 -photo by James O’Brien Click here to read this article.
FEBRUARY 23, 2015 ~ SOCIETY FOR ENDOCRINOLOGY As part of our charitable remit, the Society for Endocrinology has the pleasure of supporting and promoting the work of a number of patient support groups. This blog post is written by Ellie Magritte from the on-line resource dsdfamilies.org which supports families, children and young people living with a disorder/difference of sex development (DSD). As the […]
For some parents whose children are born with a Disorders of Sex Development condition, the answer to the routine question, ‘Is it a boy or a girl?’ is complex. We explore life for these families. MEGAN KRUEGER Just like many other 15-year-old boys, Josh* is starting to take an interest in girls (but doesn’t like […]
Featured on the Guest Post of Skepchick.org, Amy Buzalsky shares what it means to live life as an intersex woman. Editor’s Note: You may remember Amy’s last guest post about the Invisible Intersexed Community. Next, she tackles what it feels like to be diagnosed as intersexed (with a female identity). ****** There are some things about […]
Today marks Inter/Act’s 3rd Anniversary on Tumblr ::woot!:: To celebrate, Inter/Act member Karly (who sometimes goes by ‘mermaid’) wanted to share her thoughts on labels… especially the intersex and DSD (difference of sex development) ones… What is positive and empowering to one person can feel negative or derogatory to someone else. In intersex conditions/DSD, unfamiliar […]
Our own Fallon Brooks posted an amazing entry on her blog, San Fran Okie. Friday, July 25, 2014 Why I associate Garth Brooks with my vagina – Living with DSD Let me preface with a warning. This blog post is deeply personal. I held nothing back, so please read with understanding. It’s hard to put […]