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There is variance between the gender boxes. I’m intersex & male. Raising awareness for the between and against ALL forced surgeries on children- intersex & RIC
Sep 9, 2022 8 tweets 4 min read
The discussion on #intersex rights for too long has been built off a medical narrative that defines intersex pp who truly biologically are between sexes in a distinct way. In truth if the POINT of our activism is to protect the autonomy & humanity of people, then (1) We must instead focus on “Interphobia” and who are at risk from it. That includes a larger definition on intersex- like #hypo guys who are needlessly operated on often to negative results from a fear of their slightly different bodies.(2) #intersex
Sep 9, 2022 4 tweets 3 min read
Do not forgot: the reason why #circumcision exists in various societies and why it’s exclusively forced on boys is as a tool of cultural control. It sends a direct message “your body is not yours. Remember the group before yourself.” #i2 #childrights (1) It’s the very reason why when #American parents talk their reasoning for #circumcision it’s always for their future partners, for what their school bullies in the locker room, for THEIR preference as parents. For anyone & everything EXCEPT for the boys preferences.(2) #i2
Sep 26, 2021 13 tweets 9 min read
Continuing the exploration on the historical rise of #circumcision in #Britian, let’s look at the evolving definition of circumcision in the Encyclopaedia Britannica over the decades- showing HOW perceptions changed so dramatically. #i2 #mgm #childrights #historyofBritian (1) “In the third edition (1797) #circumcision is described as “the act of cutting off the prepuce; a ceremony in the Jewish and Mahometan religions.” Discussion focuses around “strange middle eastern traditions”. Little division is made between male or female circumcision: (2) #i2