2017, Volume 41, Issue 2

2017, Volume 41, Issue 2 (6)

Editorial intersex/DSD

  • Auteur(s)
    Nina Callens, Joz Motmans, Chia Longman
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Editorial.
In this article the different meanings are explored from a gender-theoretical perspective that have been attributed to the phenomenon of intersex in western thought. While pre-modern thought…
For parents, the birth of a child with DSD (Differences of sex development) is a stressful event, that often causes confusion, shame and guilt. Good care is…
The Belgian legal system devotes very little attention to the situation of persons with intersex/DSD. Although intersex/DSD is a common phenomenon, data about the prevalence of medical…

A holistic health care policy for Differences of Sex Development

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    Nina Callens, Tim van de Grift, Martine Cools
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Accessible medical and psychological care, provided by multidisciplinary health care teams in centers of excellence, are considered the cornerstone of appropriate management for Differences of Sex Development(DSD). Person-centered…

Labeling, stigma and discrimination. Experiences of persons with intersex/DSD

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    Jantine van Lisdonk, Nina Callens
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For decades, intersex or DSD (Differences of Sex Development) has been invisible in society, partially because general policy focused on secrecy. Gradually, experience experts break this taboo…

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