Chicago Protest Demands Informed Consent for Intersex Patients

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Tuesday, July 24, 2018

This afternoon in Chicago, the Intersex Justice Project (IJP), a US-based advocacy group, is staging a protest outside the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital, asking the institution to stop allowing medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex children when they are too young to consent.

Intersex people – whose chromosomes, gonads, and sex organs don’t match what is generally considered typically “female” or “male” – make up nearly two percent of the human population.
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