Member Call-Ins/Webinars

The intersex community is considering a number of legal challenges to current harmful practices.  During this call-in,Anne Tamar-Mattis, director of Advocates for Informed Choice, and Professor Julie Greenberg will discuss (1) current harmful medical practices, including unconsented to cosmetic genital surgeries and involuntary sterilizations, (2) proposed changes to current rules regulating athletic competition participation, and (3) other discriminatory practices affecting the intersex community.  They will advise attorneys working with the LGBT community about spotting these issues and developing effective legal strategies, including sex and disability discrimination arguments, to mount successful challenges.  For those interested in background information about intersexuality, see the websites for Advocates for Informed Choice (aiclegal.org) and the Intersex Society of North America (http://isna.org/).