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Unformatted text preview: Frequency o Occur in 1.7 of all births----2,000 intersexed births o 5 babies born a day are intersexed Medical intervention o Historically-treated with surgery; based sex assignment on looking typical and what/if theyll have sexual intercourse as adults. o Surgeries that happen are due to social stress put on medical communities o When we see bodies, that are ambiguous we want to gender the bodies male/female...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2012 for the course SOCIOLOGY 3216 taught by Professor Amypalmer during the Fall '11 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.
- Fall '11