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 they’ll 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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- Fall '11
- Biology, Sexual intercourse, Sex organ, -Testosterone