How difficult it is to get heard, while others are talking about you. This is how I feel in the Church of England, as someone born with intersex traits.

To explain intersex further, I was born with variations in sex characteristics (VSC). This means that I do not fit into the typical understanding of what it is to be male or female. I am talking about biological characteristics, not about gender identity. Another term that you may hear

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Babies are sometimes born with natural variations in genitalia, or with traits that do not align with one sex. For most parents, the response has been to assign gender to an intersex baby through surgery, very early in life. That practice would stop in California if a bill in the state Senate becomes law. Senate Bill 201 would ban cosmetic surgery on intersex babies until they grow up enough to make their own decisions…

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21st February 2019

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