Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

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Information about Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH), one of the most common intersex variations. CAH is also one of the most common medical terms connected to genital differences.

  • Intersex Justice Project co-founders Saifa and Pidgeon smile while holding protest signs in a Chicago train, on their way to lead a protest to make Lurie Children's Hospital end intersex surgery.

Intersex Justice Project’s #EndIntersexSurgery Campaign Receives Unprecedented Promise of Action from a U.S. Hospital

July 29th, 2020|

Intersex Justice Project co-founders Sean Saifa Wall and Pidgeon Pagonis. (Photo: Sara Jane Rhee, Love & Struggle Photo)   Intersex Justice Project's three-year #EndIntersexSurgery campaign earned a historic victory today for intersex bodily autonomy, building on over 30 years of work by intersex advocates.  Pressured by intersex people and several of its own

  • Illustration on surgery and congenital adrenal hyperplasia - a scalpel cuts along a dotted line, between one shape on the left that is a tangled pile of string, and another shape on the right that is an untangled string.

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Surgery: A Mom and Nurse Busts 5 Myths

July 8th, 2020|

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia is one of the most common medical terms associated with intersex genital differences. A mom and nurse sits down with an intersex advocate to uncover common misconceptions around genital surgery. By Hans Lindahl and Stephani Lohman   ALSO AVAILABLE IN SPANISH! "Una mamá y enfermera desmiente 5 mitos sobre la cirugía genital

  • Five intersex people with congenital adrenal hyperplasia: Allie, Jubi, Mari, Bria, and Sophia

5 Intersex People on Growing Up with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

June 12th, 2020|

June is CAH Awareness Month. Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia is the medical term given to one of the most common intersex conditions. We talked to five young people about their experiences with CAH, adrenal crisis, and growing up with intersex bodies. By Bria Brown-King   This essay is also available in Spanish, thanks to the translation