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First US Hospital Pledges to End Intersex Surgeries

Click to expand Image Intersex activist Sean Saifa Wall protests outside Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago for Intersex Awareness Day on October 26, 2017. © 2018 Love & Struggle Photos, courtesy of Pidgeon Pagonis A children’s hospital in Chicago is the first hospital in the United States to publicly apologize for the harm it caused intersex people. The Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital also announced it would stop medically unnecessary “normalizing” surgeries on children born with intersex traits, building on global momentum to end these abusive surgeries. The apology and…

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