Clinical evaluation study of the German network of disorders of sex development (DSD)/intersexuality: study design, description of the study population, and data quality
- SUBJECTIVITIES IN TRANSITION: GENDER AND SEXUAL IDENTITIES IN CASES OF 'SEX-CHANGE' AND 'HERMAPHRODITISM' IN SPAIN, C. 1500-1800. Garc�a, Francisco V�zquez; Cleminson, Richard // History of Science;Mar2010, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p1
The article examines how the boundaries that separated a biological man from a woman were developed in 16th century Spain and explores the social, diagnostic, medical and gendered circumstances that influenced changing attitudes related to these boundaries through the 18th century. The article...
- Impossible Hermaphrodites: Intersex in America, 1620-1960. Reis, Elizabeth // Journal of American History;Sep2005, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p411
This article explores the changing definitions and perceptions of hermaphrodites from the colonial period to the early twentieth century in the U.S. Medical observers agree that hermaphrodites did not exist in the human species and that patients with confused or ambiguous external and internal...
- THE FIVE SEXES, REVISITED. Fausto-Sterling, Anne // Sciences;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p18
Reports on the emergence of intersexuals and the ambiguity of gender. Concept of intersexuality rooted in the ideas of being male and female; Reliance on case-management principles to treat intersexuality; Emergence of intersex activism; Treatment protocol for intersex infants.
- Intersexuality and Gender Identity Differentiation. Zucker, Kenneth J. // Annual Review of Sex Research;1999, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p1
Focuses on the gender identity identification of intersexed persons, also known as hermaphrodites. Gender identity of patients with micropenis reared as girls; Gender identity identification in penile agenesis cases; Gender identity identification in cases of cloacal exstrophy.
- THE GENDER POLICE. Phillips, Helen // New Scientist;05/12/2001, Vol. 170 Issue 2290, p38
Discusses the controversies surrounding a surgical process for babies who were born with intersex conditions or ambiguous looking genitalia. Psychological and physical implications of the surgery; Details on the establishment of the Intersex Society of North American to campaign for the...
- gynandrism. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p995
Definitions of the term "gynandrism," one of which refers to male hermaphroditism, are presented.
- Growing Up and Living with Neurofibromatosis1 (NF1): A British Bangladeshi Case-study. Santi Rozario // Journal of Genetic Counseling;Oct2007, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p551
AbstractÃ‚Â Ã‚Â In this article, I analyse a narrative by Rohima1, a Bangladeshi woman now living in the UK who was diagnosed in adulthood as having NF1 (neurofibromatosis). While some themes in her narrative account resemble those of persons with NF1 in the general European and...
- Psychosis and hermaphroditism: a case report. Segredou, Eirini; Liolios, Konstantinos; Stamatopoulou, Konstantina; Mitsonis, Charalambos // Annals of General Psychiatry;2008 Supplement 1, Vol. 7, Special section p1
Background A gender identity disorder has as its main symptom a persistent preference for the role of the opposite sex and the feeling that one was born into the wrong sex. People with disordered gender identity try to live as or pass as members of the opposite sex. Gender identity disorder may...
- Centering: An Alternative Perspective. Green, Jamison; Alexander, Jonathan; Yescavage, Karen // Bisexuality & Transgenderism: InterSEXions of the Others;2003, Vol. 3 Issue 3/4, p277
The bipolar model of sexuality and gender expression limits us Io two types of bodies: male and female; two types of sexuality: heterosexuality or homosexuality: and two types of gender expression: masculine and feminine. This view of what is central in our society marginalizes those who don't...