The United States affiliate of the Organization Intersex International (OII)

Did You Know...

click to learn more

Buzzfeed article questions nonconsensual surgeries

This article provides in depth coverage of the groundbreaking South Carolina lawsuit by the Crawfords, parents of M.C., an intersex boy, against the doctors who operated on him. Great quotes by the Crawfords and OII-USA’s Hida Viloria. Some of the doctors interviewed expound deep prejudice against intersex traits, specifically ambiguous genitalia, and there are some inaccuracies about Viloria’s life and less than ideal language choices (for example, we are people, not just, or even always, “patients”), but otherwise great coverage and examination of the issues.




Sorry, comments are closed for this post.

Now you can make a donation with a credit card or your PayPal account.

Get involved!

Join our email list, volunteer, and/or contact us with questions, suggestions, and contributions. We welcome your unique, diverse perspectives!

learn more >