USA: Intersex Children: Waiting to Decide on Sex Surgery?

The least known form of Human Genital Mutilation (HGM) is that performed on intersex children by Surgeons allotting the wrong gender before the child is old enough to give informed consent.

“Person born with both male and female genitals meets with the surgeon who operated on him as a baby. Children born with both genitals used to be called hermaphrodites, now they’re simply called intersex.”

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