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Reasons to Add and Not to Add “I” (Intersex) to LGBTQ in Healthcare

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Video Length: 1 hour, 31 minutes

Presentation Materials: Slide Deck 

Description:
Some have moved to add "I" (for intersex) to LGBTQ in healthcare conversations. During this engaging and interactive webinar, Alice Dreger, Ph.D. and Pidgeon Pagonis discuss this issue.

Learning Objectives:
After viewing this video, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand the reasons for and benefits of such a move.
  • Identify potential harms and points of troubling confusion that may arise from this addition.
  • Empathize with the clinical experiences and treatment of patients who are born with DSD.

Presenters:
Alice Dreger, PhD
Professor of Clinical Medical Humanities and Bioethics
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Co-Chair, AAMC AXIS Committee on Differences of Sex Development

Pidgeon Pagonis
Patient Advocate

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Suggested Citation:
Association of American Medical Colleges. "Reasons to Add and Not to Add “I” (Intersex) to LGBTQ in Healthcare." (May, 2015). AAMC Videos and Resources. Washington, DC: Association of American Medical Colleges.

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