Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Is the intersex movement radical?

Today I am going to touch on the controversial world of sexual politics. I wanted to talk about an odd thing I occasionally read about on the web. This is an accusation by social conservatives that the intersex movement is radical. This argument is best summed up on the the Wikipedia entry on "intersexuality":

"social conservatives have claimed that the talk about third sexes represents an ideological agenda to deride gender as a social construct, whereas they believe binary gender (i.e. there is only male and female)is a biological imperative"

Complete article: Click here

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