In instances of casual sex, my genitals were actually more than just desired, they were fetishized.
Eleanor Roosevelt said, “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Consent is about dignity; and dignity is the only thing that no one can really give you, but anyone can take away. It’s your body, don’t be ashamed of it or what other people may think of it.
Own it and use it in ways that make you feel powerful.
A father plays with his daughter, who was born with atypical sex characteristics.
Despite pressure from doctors, the parents chose not to elect medically unnecessary surgeries on their child.
As detailed below, there have been changes in practice in recent years, with many doctors now advising against surgery on infants and young children.