SB 201 Bans Corrective Surgery for Intersex Infants

Intersex babies (born with specific gender chromosomes, but display characteristics of the opposite gender) are born at about a rate of 0.018% (Sax, 2002). You may have seen stats such as 1 in 100 babies born are intersex ( or 1.7% (Sax, 2002). But for the purpose of this blog post, we’ll go with the medical definition of intersex.

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