The intersex community has been severely DUPED and manipulated. The reason there was practically NO intersex participation in this DSD scandal that has been ongoing for quite a while now was because they most likely did not want any participation from people who might figure out what was going on and who was involved.
1) J Michael Bailey is a central figure in the Network on Psychosexual Differentiation at
“Develop or refine animal paradigms that model and help to explain the genetic, neuroendocrine, and social processes underlying both normal sex-typed behaviors and pathological behaviors observed in individuals with intersex conditions or gender-atypical behavior.”
2) Dreger and Chase then went about popularizing this terminology of disorders to the medical community outside the "psychology" and "psychiatric" community. We were told that medical doctors preferred the term "disorder". Well, they "prefer" it because that is what Dreger and Chase actually sold to them by publishing articles specifically on the reasons medical doctors should change to the term "disorder" as the preferred terminology long before most of us got wind of what they were doing.
3) Then Network members at
DSD: The Scandal Exposed
1: The Consortium
DSD Consortium: Homophobia and transphobia exposed
2: Cheryl Chase and ISNA
3: Alice Dreger
4: Intersex activists start to revolt
5: About the Guidelines and the Handbook for Parents
6: DSD: Commentary
7: DSD - Silencing Intersex Voices – International support letters: