For anyone with a sincere interest in intersex conditions, this site is a good place to get started.
It explains the difference between the various intersex conditions. Please note that “intersex” does NOT equal “trans”.
Intersex is a congenital biological condition; “trans” is a mental condition in people with otherwise healthy-ish, normal-ish XX female or XY male bodies. (For example, PCOS is NOT an intersex condition. Needing a complete hysterectomy as a young teen due to cancer is NOT an intersex condition. Severe accidental injury to the penis/testes resulting in orchiectomy, etc. in a three-year-old child is NOT an intersex condition. Life-long infertility due to severe endometriosis is NOT an intersex condition.)
Intersex is the result of genetic mutation or developmental accident or injury in-utero (e.g. exposure to the wrong mix of hormones during embryonic development) resulting in genes or reproductive organs that don’t fall into the normal range for XX…
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