Queer Liberation, Not Elimination: Why Selecting Against Intersex is Not “Straight” Forward

  title={Queer Liberation, Not Elimination: Why Selecting Against Intersex is Not “Straight” Forward},
  author={Jason Behrmann and Vardit Ravitsky},
  journal={The American Journal of Bioethics},
  pages={39 - 41}
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