Intersex and Disorders of Sex Development
Accord Alliance opened its doors in March 2008 to promote comprehensive and integrated approaches to care that enhance the health and well-being of people and families affected by disorders of sex development (DSD, which includes some conditions referred to as " intersex").
The Intersex Society of North America (ISNA) is devoted to systemic change to end shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgeries for people born with an anatomy that someone decided is not standard for male or female.
Intersex Reading List
Diamond, M. & Sigmundson, K. (1997). Management of intersexuality: Guidelines for dealing with persons of ambiguous genitalia. Archives Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, 151:1046-50.
Dreger, A. (1999) Intersex in the Age of Ethics. Hagerstown, MD: University Publishing Group.
Fausto-Sterling, A. (2000). Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality. New York: Basic Books.
Kessler, S.J. (1998). Lessons from the Intersexed. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
Zucker, K.J. (1999). Intersexuality and gender identity differentiation. Annual Review Sex Research, 10:1-69.