Progress and Politics in the Intersex Rights Movement: Feminist Theory in Action

@article{Dreger2009ProgressAP,
  title={Progress and Politics in the Intersex Rights Movement: Feminist Theory in Action},
  author={Alice Domurat Dreger and April Michelle Herndon},
  journal={GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies},
  year={2009},
  volume={15},
  pages={199 - 224}
}
Since 1990, when Suzanne Kessler published her foundational feminist critique of the modern-day medical treatment of children with intersex, much has changed in intersex politics, practice, and theory. This essay traces some key points of progress and considers in particular the relationship of academic feminism and intersex advocacy; proof of and reasons for success in intersex medical advocacy; and intersex identity politics, especially with regard to the nature-nurture debate and terminology… 

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