Understanding intersexuality

Garry L Warne
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2009.tb02501.x
Published online: 20 April 2009

Currently, there is an intense ethical debate about genital surgery for infants born with ambiguous genitalia. The controversy rose to a new level of intensity in Australia in 2008 with the involvement of the Australian Human Rights Commission and the Victorian Government Department of Justice. Doctors in Europe and North America are facing the same dilemmas.

  • Garry L Warne

  • Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, VIC



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