ABA Supports Intersex Bodily Autonomy
American Bar Association
Resolution supports intersex bodily autonomy
Last week, the American Bar Association (ABA) adopted resolution 511 supporting the bodily autonomy of children with intersex traits.
Within resolution 511, the ABA “urges licensed professionals not to conduct or propose medical or surgical intervention on minors with intersex traits until the minor requests the proposed care, understands the impact of the proposed care as well as alternatives, is provided with affirming psychosocial supports, and gives informed consent or assent, except when immediate life-threatening circumstances require emergency intervention.”
We applaud the ABA in their support of intersex children to make their own informed choices regarding their medical care.
Read more HERE.