pr7-27-98

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Press
Release
: 27 July 1998




Premiere journal of medical ethics focuses on medical treatment of
intersexuality.

The May/June issue of the Hastings Center Report (the most prominent
journal of medical ethics)

features on its cover an article by historian and narrative ethicist Alice
Dreger, which calls for "a closer examination of the assumptions that
underly efforts to 'normalize' intersexual individuals and the ethics of
'treatment' for intersexuality."

Dreger, Alice Domurat. 1998. "Ambiguous
Sex"-- or Ambivalent Medicine? Ethical Issues

in the Medical Treatment of Intersexuality
. Hastings Center Report
28 (3):24-35.