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Alice Dreger to Speak about Feminism and Intersex Movement at University of Minnesota

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"How Academic Feminism Delayed the Intersex Rights Movement...and How to Avoid This Kind of Problem in the Future" - A Lecture by Alice Dreger, Ph. D.

A presentation by Alice Dreger, Ph.D. (of Michigan State University)

Presentation at the University of Minnesota

Center for Advanced Feminist Studies

Monday, January 28, 2002

3:30 p.m.

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) condemns vaginal surgery

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The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is the main professional association for the specialty of obststrics and gynecology. They recently published a paper in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology condemning the practice of cosmetic gynecologic surgery. This article gives a
good discussion of ACOG’s opinion:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chi-cosmetic_31aug31,0,7734462.story?coll=chi-unitednavover-misc

Australian Intersex Outcomes Study

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MEDIA RELEASE

Saturday, June 24, 2000

THE MEDICAL MANAGEMENT OF CHILDREN WITH INTERSEX CONDITIONS

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Children’s Book Sale to Support ISNA

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From August 1st through August 27th, just in time for the dog days of summer,
ISNA will benefit from an online children’s book sale. But we need
your help—and your credit card—to make it happen!

Colombia Constitutional Court Decisions on Intersex

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The Constitutional Court of Colombia has issued three decisions which establish important protections of the human rights of intersex people and restrict the authority of parents and physicians to authorize medically unnecessary genital plastic surgery. Read More...

COLOMBIA HIGH COURT RESTRICTS INTERSEX GENITAL MUTILATION

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

OCT 25, 1999

 

COLOMBIA HIGH COURT RESTRICTS INTERSEX GENITAL MUTILATION

First High Court to Address Human Rights Violation

 

 

 

COLOMBIA HIGH COURT RESTRICTS INTERSEX GENITAL MUTILATION

First High Court to Address Human Rights Violation

 

Cosmo pushes genital surgery

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Havranek, Carrie. 1998. The New Sex Surgeries. Cosmopolitan, November, 146-50. 

The November 1998 issue of Cosmopolitan
carried an article which positively
gushed about cosmetic genital surgeries.
According to author Havranek, women with
larger inner labia than outer can benefit
from having parts of their labia removed,
while women with weak PC muscles can
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