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A Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Intersex.

Background Information

Intersex is an identity term for Differences in Sexual Development (DSD). DSD is an umbrella set of conditions where the development of chromosomal, gonadal, or anatomic sex is atypical. These conditions may or may not require medical treatment. Use the following resources to learn more about Differences in Sexual Development.