A campaign from "Dritte Option," or, the Third Option campaign is seen in The group successfully lobbied for a third gender to be recognized in German law. Germany's third gender law is celebrated as a revolution. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. His childhood memories -- in the German states of Bavaria and Hesse -- were shaped by monthly visits to the doctor, where he says up to 50 researchers would observe examinations of his naked body. When he reached puberty, Lynn was given growth blockers and high doses of hormones; as a teenager, he started self-harming, developed post-traumatic stress disorder and became suicidal.
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As her teenage years approached, she looked forward to experiencing the same sexual development she saw in older girls. By the age of 14 she was really worried: What she did have was a pain in her left groin that eventually subsided, only to be replaced by the appearance of a mass in the left side of her labia. With growing shock, she felt her voice dropping, her facial hair growing, and her clitoris enlarging to become more and more like a penis.
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A city agency corrected a birth certificate for Sara Kelly Keenan, 55 She was born intersex and says "gender issues came up almost immediately" CNN For the first time in the United States, New York City issued a birth certificate reading "intersex" in the gender field. She received it in the mail at her Santa Cruz, California, home on Tuesday. It was the first time I saw 'intersex' in print related to my name," said Keenan, an addiction life coach. Martinez, a spokesman for the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Gender issues "Intersex" is a general term used for a variety of conditions in which a person's anatomy doesn't fit the typical definitions of female or male.