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Gender & Sexuality Studies

Tips and resources for research in broad areas of focus: women's, men's, gender, and sexuality studies.

Definitions

Intersex: An individual whose combination of chromosomes, hormones, internal sex organs, gonads, and/or genitals differs from one of the two expected patterns.

(From information sheet from The Stonewall Center, UMass Amherst)

 

" 'Person with a disorder of sex development' (or 'person with an intersex condition') is preferred to 'hermaphrodite,' which is considered pejorative."

From the Report of the APA Task Force on Gender Identity and Gender Variance, p. 100.

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Library of Congress Subject Terms

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