Ending Irreversible Genital Surgeries on Intersex Infants

Stop irreversible surgeries on intersex infants to prevent long-lasting negative effects such as scarring and infertility. Let them make their own decisions.

00:00:01 End irreversible surgeries on intersex infants to conform to gender norms, as they can have long-lasting negative effects.

⚡️ Intersex infants have been subjected to irreversible genital surgeries to conform to typical male or female appearance.

👩‍⚕️ The standard of care for intersex newborns included surgical procedures for decades.

❌ These surgeries can have long-lasting negative effects on the children.

00:01:08 Parents feel pressure from doctors to consent to unnecessary surgeries on intersex infants, despite lack of medical evidence. Surgeon success and fitting in are commonly cited, but not supported.

👶 Parents feel intense pressure from doctors to consent to medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex infants.

🔍 Parents struggle to find the best specialists and support for their intersex children.

❓ Doctors provide scary and confusing information about surgery risks and societal acceptance, unsupported by medical literature.

00:02:21 End irreversible surgeries on intersex infants to prevent potential harms such as scarring, nerve damage, infertility, and loss of sexual sensation and function.

💡 Irreversible genital surgeries on intersex infants carry potential harms such as scarring, nerve damage, infertility, and loss of sexual sensation and function.

🔎 A personal story reveals the impact of these surgeries and the lack of informed consent given to the intersex individual.

⚠️ These surgeries are performed on children without their consent, highlighting the ethical concerns surrounding them.

00:03:29 The video discusses the need to end irreversible genital surgeries on intersex infants, emphasizing the importance of individuals making their own decisions and the potential harm caused by these surgeries.

✨ Irreversible genital surgeries on intersex infants can have lifelong physical and psychological impact.

⚖️ Physicians should prioritize the decision-making autonomy of intersex individuals.

⚠️ Most surgeries on intersex infants' external genitalia are cosmetic and not medically necessary.

00:04:36 End irreversible genital surgeries on intersex infants and let them decide for themselves when they are older.

⚠️ Irreversible genital surgeries on intersex infants should be stopped.

❤️ Growing up without these surgeries does not affect the child's ability to lead a happy and fulfilling life.

👶 Parents should wait until their children are old enough to decide for themselves about any necessary surgeries.

00:05:43 End irreversible surgeries on intersex infants and let them be loved for who they are.

❗️ It is important to respect the identity and autonomy of intersex individuals.

❤️ Intersex individuals should be loved and accepted for who they are.

Summary of a video "US: End Irreversible Genital Surgeries on Intersex Infants" by Human Rights Watch on YouTube.

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