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Logic: THE SEX BINARY IS A LIE inferior-mirage: antifakiddie: queerlection: [Image description - Image of the intersex pride flag with the text: THE SEX BINARY IS A LIE. End description.] If you disagree with this, you鈥檙e denying that intersex people exist/have a right to exist, just sayin. I disagree with this because my intersex disorder (Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia) is not a different sex. My diagnosis is specific to the presentation and symptoms expressed in a female body. Many intersex diagnoses - including Klinefelter鈥檚, Turner鈥檚, and hypospadias - continue to resemble our birth sex without confusion. If you disagree with this, you鈥檙e denying how variations on human sexual dimorphism cause significant problems to our health and fertility. Disorders of sex development reveal variation, not deliberate and distinct categories. If you read the archives of intersex advocacy organizations like OII or ISNA, we strongly reject being othered as fake males and females. Your ableist approach to erasing our chromosomal and phenotypic abnormalities to mark us separate but equal is not shared by the intersex community, medical professionals, or intersex activists.聽 Dr. Leonard Sax wrote,聽鈥淭his type of extreme social constructionism is confusing and is not helpful to clinicians, to their patients, or to their patients鈥 families. Diluting the term intersex to include 鈥渁ny deviation from the Platonic ideal of sexual dimorphism鈥 (Blackless et al., 2000, p. 152), deprives the term of any clinically useful meaning. The available data support the conclusion that human sexuality is a dichotomy, not a continuum. More than 99.98% of humans are either male or female. If the term intersex is to retain any clinical meaning, the use of this term should be restricted to those conditions in which chromosomal sex is inconsistent with phenotypic sex, or in which the phenotype is not classifiable as either male or female. The birth of an intersex child, far from being 鈥榓 fairly common phenomenon,鈥 is actually a rare event, occurring in fewer than 2 out of every 10,000 births.鈥 The Intersex Society of North America rejected raising intersex babies as a third sex with this statement:聽鈥淪orry, gender warriors鈥 We believe there are two problems with trying to raise kids in a 鈥榯hird gender.鈥 First, how would we decide who would count in the 鈥榯hird gender鈥? How would we decide where to cut off the category of male and begin the category of intersex, or, on the other side of the spectrum, where to cut off the category of intersex to begin the category of female? Second, and much more importantly, we are trying to make the world a safe place for intersexed kids, and we don鈥檛 think labeling them with a gender category that in essence doesn鈥檛 exist would help them.鈥 Your flag is a lie. 鈥淗aving two arms is a lie and if you disagree with this you鈥檙e saying that people with birth defects that give them additional limbs don鈥檛 have a right to exist!鈥 What the fuck kind of logic is that? Intersex is by definition a defect that exists outside of the norm. Gender may be more up for debate but sex is definitely a binary.锟
Logic: THE SEX
 BINARY
 IS A LIE
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[Image description - Image of the intersex pride flag with the text: THE SEX BINARY IS A LIE. End description.]
If you disagree with this, you鈥檙e denying that intersex people exist/have a right to exist, just sayin.

I disagree with this because my intersex disorder (Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia) is not a different sex. My diagnosis is specific to the presentation and symptoms expressed in a female body. Many intersex diagnoses - including Klinefelter鈥檚, Turner鈥檚, and hypospadias - continue to resemble our birth sex without confusion.
If you disagree with this, you鈥檙e denying how variations on human sexual dimorphism cause significant problems to our health and fertility.
Disorders of sex development reveal variation, not deliberate and distinct categories. If you read the archives of intersex advocacy organizations like OII or ISNA, we strongly reject being othered as fake males and females. Your ableist approach to erasing our chromosomal and phenotypic abnormalities to mark us separate but equal is not shared by the intersex community, medical professionals, or intersex activists.聽
Dr. Leonard Sax wrote,聽鈥淭his type of extreme social constructionism is confusing and is not helpful to clinicians, to their patients, or to their patients鈥 families. Diluting the term intersex to include 鈥渁ny deviation from the Platonic ideal of sexual dimorphism鈥 (Blackless et al., 2000, p. 152), deprives the term of any clinically useful meaning. The available data support the conclusion that human sexuality is a dichotomy, not a continuum. More than 99.98% of humans are either male or female. If the term intersex is to retain any clinical meaning, the use of this term should be restricted to those conditions in which chromosomal sex is inconsistent with phenotypic sex, or in which the phenotype is not classifiable as either male or female. The birth of an intersex child, far from being 鈥榓 fairly common phenomenon,鈥 is actually a rare event, occurring in fewer than 2 out of every 10,000 births.鈥
The Intersex Society of North America rejected raising intersex babies as a third sex with this statement:聽鈥淪orry, gender warriors鈥 We believe there are two problems with trying to raise kids in a 鈥榯hird gender.鈥 First, how would we decide who would count in the 鈥榯hird gender鈥? How would we decide where to cut off the category of male and begin the category of intersex, or, on the other side of the spectrum, where to cut off the category of intersex to begin the category of female? Second, and much more importantly, we are trying to make the world a safe place for intersexed kids, and we don鈥檛 think labeling them with a gender category that in essence doesn鈥檛 exist would help them.鈥
Your flag is a lie.


鈥淗aving two arms is a lie and if you disagree with this you鈥檙e saying that people with birth defects that give them additional limbs don鈥檛 have a right to exist!鈥 What the fuck kind of logic is that? Intersex is by definition a defect that exists outside of the norm. Gender may be more up for debate but sex is definitely a binary.锟

inferior-mirage: antifakiddie: queerlection: [Image description - Image of the intersex pride flag with the text: THE SEX BINARY IS A...