What is Intersex or DSD?

DSD is a medical term for Differences of Sex Development. Often it may be referred to as intersex. Intersex is also a term for biologically/ physically not being strictly male or female sex. Having one of over 30 differences of sex development is the reason this can occur. To clarify, intersex or differences of sex development refer to the biology and/ or appearance (phenotype) of an individual, where as gender (how a person identifies) and sexual orientation (who a person is attracted to) are different things.

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