How have understandings of and approaches to intersex bodies changed from early America to the present day?
The Shape of Sex reveals how and why efforts to define “the human” so often hinged on ideas about nonbinary sex.
Early modern wonder books included stories of people who changed sex as a surprising natural phenomenon.
Challenging the idea that today’s trans kids are a brand new generation.
Decisions to limit life based on social or cultural biases contain dangerous eugenic possibilities.
‘Hermaphrodites’ represented a true puzzle for the authorities and local community.