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  • Am I a Woman? - Summary of a 1998 Mademoiselle article about intersex activist Angela Moreno in which she describes the lingering effects of her gender assignment surgery.
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  • Into the Hands of Babes - Article from Johns Hopkins Magazine about William Reiner and his change of heart with regards to the treatment of intersexed children.
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  • Making the Cut - Article from Ms. Magazine tracing the history of clitoridectomy from the 1800s when it was used to prevent masturbation to the modern practice of assigning gender to sexually ambiguous children.
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  • Managing Intersex - An editorial with references and responses arguing that most vaginal surgery in children should be deferred.
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  • Queer Cut Bodies - Paper by Morgan Holmes subtitled "Intersexuality & Homophobia in Medical Practice" which examines the surgical and medical management of intersexed children in terms of a relationship of violence in which the intersexed are disenfranchised, suggesting that homophobia is a motivating factor in the management of intersexed bodies.
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  • Surgery for Intersex - Article from the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine examining the sex of rearing, the long term outcomes of feminization, and the patient's view. Includes references.
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  • The True Story of John/Joan - Story of an anonymous baby boy who was turned into a girl by doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1967 after the boy's penis was burned by an electro-cautery needle during circumcision.
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