Germany finally bans unnecessary genital surgeries on intersex children – but ‘loophole’ means it may still continue

Relief for LGBT+ Germans was muddied Thursday (25 March) after a long-sought for ban on unnecessary surgeries on intersex babies was found to contain a loophole. Lawmakers in the Bundestag, Germany’s federal parliament, voted to prohibit various non-therapeutic, vastly cosmetic medical interventions on intersex children that have long relied on historical stigma. Intersex folk are born … Continue reading Germany finally bans unnecessary genital surgeries on intersex children – but ‘loophole’ means it may still continue