People can be healthy at just about any weight, but there is no weight level that is healthy with an eating disorder. Furthermore, fat-shaming is a very unhealthy thing to put someone through, and does not help anyone deal with weight or body issues.
As many as 1.7% of babies are born with intersex characteristics. Surgery performed on intersex children has often been medically and psychologically unnecessary, and aimed primarily at soothing parents’ worries about their child’s normalcy. This has led to lifelong traumatic outcomes in some cases.
Above, protestors supporting rights of intersex people in medical decision-making. Photo: Kat Jercich, Rewire.News
Today the California Senate passed the first-ever legislation (resolution SCR-110) acknowledging intersex rights. Read Amy Littlefield’s article (link below):
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