Content note: Frank discussion of procedures used to change intersex bodies to make them more “normal”.

Intersex people – people born with variations in sex characteristics – risk violence, stigmatisation, and harmful practices because their bodies are seen as different. Steph Lum, co-chair of Intersex Human Rights Australia, discusses some of the experiences some intersex women face in their personal relationships and barriers in accessing appropriate healthcare at the Women Deliver 2019 conference in Vancouver, Canada, June 2019.

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