Representation of intersex in news media: the case of Kathleen Worrall

  title={Representation of intersex in news media: the case of Kathleen Worrall},
  author={Stephen Craig Kerry},
  journal={Journal of Gender Studies},
  pages={263 - 277}
  • S. Kerry
  • Published 1 September 2011
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Gender Studies
In 2010 the New South Wales (NSW) Supreme Court imprisoned Kathleen Worrall for the murder of her sister Susan Worrall. Worrall pleaded guilty to manslaughter ‘by reason of … a mood disorder associated with her non-compliance with medication prescribed for the treatment of her underlying medical condition, namely congenital adrenal hyperplasia’ (R v Worrall [2010] NSWSC 593). Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is one of five significant configurations of the body which come under the broad… 
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