• A congenital anomaly of the reproductive and sexual system. Intersex people are born with external genitalia, internal reproductive organs, and/or endocrine system that are different from most other people. There is no single intersex body; it encompasses a wide variety of conditions that do not have anything in common except that they are deemed abnormal by society. What makes intersex people similar is their experiences of medicalization, not biology. Intersex is not an identity. While some intersex people do reclaim it as part of their identity, it is not a freely chosen category of gender--it can only be reclaimed. Most intersex people identify as men or women, just like everybody else.

  • A group of many conditions that cause people to be born in the middle of the spectrum from male to female. Gender development is controlled by male and female hormones androgens (testosterone) and estrogens in the womb. If there is a mix of the two it causes an intersex condition. Sex hormones cause the development of the genitals, the brains gender functioning, and the brains gender identity behaviour. It also causes secondary sex characteristics during puberty. Intersex usually only refers to genital, puberty, sex chromosome (like xxyy, xy female, mosaic) differences. Surgery on intersex babies is considered mutilization by many people including intersex people because they belive that they should have the right to decide when they reach adolescence. The chosen gender may also not match the gender identity that developed in the womb. Intersex is different from transgender. Transgender involves a mismatch between the gender that you feel like and your physical gender for any reason. An old word for intersex is hremaphrodite. The scientific word is DSD ( disorders of sexual development or differences of sexual development).

  • When two angles wanna get it on.

  • the act of having sex with someone via the internet by thinking of it really hard and then yelling INTERSEX! And theyll lose their virginity without even having to stick their uh-ohs in your woopsie, or vise-versa.

    You can do this by sending any kind of computer message via IM, Facebook/Myspace comments, emails, etc. etc. etc.

    Computer condoms should be used, so as not to impregnate an Intersexed female, because they will actually give birth to a computer. Not a good time.

  • Relating to or denoting a person or animal that has both male and female sex organs or other sexual characteristics.


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