Gender Eugenics? The Ethics of PGD for Intersex Conditions

  title={Gender Eugenics? The Ethics of PGD for Intersex Conditions},
  author={R. Sparrow},
  journal={The American Journal of Bioethics},
  pages={29 - 38}
  • R. Sparrow
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • The American Journal of Bioethics
  • This article discusses the ethics of the use of preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) to prevent the birth of children with intersex conditions/disorders of sex development (DSDs), such as congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) and androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS). While pediatric surgeries performed on children with ambiguous genitalia have been the topic of intense bioethical controversy, there has been almost no discussion to date of the ethics of the use of PGD to reduce the prevalence… CONTINUE READING
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