Five Myths that Hurt Intersex People

May 12, 2010

Intersex Roadshow logo and link to post "Five Myths that Hurt Intersex People"Luminis, who blogs at The Intersex Roadshow, has written a very informative post featuring an in-depth deconstruction of five all-too-common misconceptions about intersex variations and intersex people.

Recommended reading, definitely – and here’s the link:

  • Myth 1: Intersex people all have intermediate genitalia
  • Myth 2: Intersex conditions are always diagnosed in infancy
  • Myth 3: All infant sex-assignment surgery is aimed at creating “female” genitalia
  • Myth 4: Intersex people should be genderqueer
  • Myth 5: “Real” intersex people are not genderqueer


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