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California bill would prohibit genital-altering surgery in intersex babies unless ‘medically necessary’

A California bill would require written consent by the child themselves for genital-altering surgery unless procedures are declared “medically necessary.” (sdominick) A new bill in California would prevent doctors from performing genital-altering surgery on intersex babies. Senate Bill 201, proposed by state Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, would allow surgery only if deemed “medically necessary.”… Read More »