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Alice Dreger, medical historian and head of the Intersex Society of North America, talks about the state of intersexual activism today

Betsy Driver, cofounder and director of a group called "Bodies Like Ours," on their mission of support and education

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00:00 Introduction
  • Welcome listeners at WKJCE
  • Archive improvements
  • New season at WMBR
  • Our cat Anwar
11:38 Questions of the Week

"I'm in the middle of puberty and growing in more stress and pains how can I handle it by not affecting my education? My parents knows about me thank god there OK with it except my dad he said to me he doesn't believe me and he calls it homosexual? any way i explain everything to them even hormone pills, I just what to know if in England they have any help there? "
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35:23 Special Message
The medical profession's view of intersexuality is slowly but surely changing. A dedicated group of activists has slowly but steadily gained the respect of doctors around the world, gradually moving from pariah towards respected consultant status. Alice Dreger, historian of medicine and head of the Intersex Society of North America, talks about progress in the intersex rights movement.

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62:36 Announcements: Boston area & National events
67:55 A group called "Bodies Like Ours" provides peer support for people born with an intersexed body. Betsy Driver, cofounder and director of Bodies Like Ours, talks about her organization, its community and education work, and its mission. She also fills us inon the upcoming Intersex Awareness Day.

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