Intersex Protests + Info: “25th ESPU 2014”, Innsbruck (Austria), May 6–10

Photo: 1. Peaceful Protest vs. “23rd ESPU 2012”, Zurich 09.05.2012   >>> Open Letter (PDF)

STOP Intersex Genital Mutilation! on FacebookIntersex Genital Mutilations (IGMs), i.e. non-consenual, medically unnecessary genital surgeries, castrations and other invasive ‘therapies’ on children with variations of sex anatomy, have been perpetrated systematically since 1950 all over the ‘developed’ world.

Paediatric urologists are particularly do-or-die perpetrators of these ‘treatments’ violating the human rights of the children concerned, and in Austria, the Innsbruck Medical University and their children’s clinics are particularly infamous institutions.

What’s more, Austria is the country of origin of the racist and later official nazi diagnosis ‘Intersexual Constitution’, introducing the term ‘Intersex’ in human medicine in the 1920s, and moulding the medical discourse of intersex as ‘degenerated’, ‘pathological’ and ‘inferior’ until today, and the person coining the term was a professor of gynaecology in Innsbruck.

The ’25th Anniversary Meeting of the European Society of Paediatric Urologists (ESPU)’ promotes an abundance of IGMs, and its programme includes some of the world’s most notorious mutilators from all over, e.g. John Gearhart (Baltimore), Warren Snodgrass (Dallas), Pierre Mouriquand (Bron, France), Peter Cuckow (London), Christian Radmayr (Innsbruck), Joao Pippi Salle (Toronto), Berenice Bilharinho de Mendonça (São Paulo), Alaa El-Ghoneimi (Paris), etc.

Help reminding the perpetrators that it is NOT OK to mutilate defenceless children!

>>> All the dates here!

2 INFO NIGHTS Tue 6 + Wed 7   –   6 PEACEFUL PROTESTS Wed 7 – Sat 10

Intersex Genital Mutilations
Human Rights Violations Of Children With Variations Of Sex Anatomy

2014 NGO Report to the UN Committe on the Rights of the Child (CRC)
Documents 17 Forms of IGMs and Nazi-Crimes a.o. in CH, D, A
>>> Download PDF (3.65 MB)     >>>
Table of Contents 

>>> John Gearhart (‘ESPU 2014’): ‘female orgasm = successful vaginal penetration’
John Gearhart (‘ESPU 2014’): ‘Western Cutting of Clitorises is no Mutilation!’ 

See also:
Open Letter of Concern to ‘4th WOFAPS’ 2013
Open Letter of Concern to ‘9th Joint Meeting’ 2013
Open Letter to ‘4th I-DSD Symposium’ 2013
Open Letter to ’51st Annual Meeting of ESPE’ 2012
Open Letter to ‘4th ISHID’ 2011
Open Letter to ‘3rd EuroDSD Symposium 2011’
Documentation ‘Intersex Genital Mutilations’ (PDF, 2.4 MB) 

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