Intersex: Implications of Umbrella Terms in The Interest of Science.

The intersection of science and identity intensifies the complexity of the umbrella term DSD (Disorders of Sex Development)/Intersex. The interest of science to classify DSD/Intersex conditions to formulate evidence-based best practice has implications on personal identity. Fundamental to ethical decision-making in intersex is the right to choose one’s identity, which includes categorization within the umbrella … Continue reading Intersex: Implications of Umbrella Terms in The Interest of Science.

Dyspraxia is more than just “clumsy child syndrome” – it can cause emotional distress and anxiety throughout life

Ring all the bells, that still can ring, this could well be a story typical of an XXY experience, albeit one without an additional diagnosis. Of note is how the article is extremely well researched with an abundance of additional resources we are sure you will find useful DCD is a lifelong disorder that cannot … Continue reading Dyspraxia is more than just “clumsy child syndrome” – it can cause emotional distress and anxiety throughout life

Understanding Conversation – Children With an Extra X or Y Chromosome – Now Recruiting!

The Department of Experimental Psychology (EP) at the University of Oxford would like to invite your child to be part of this study investigating how we understand conversation. The project is looking at how children understand conversations. We know that vocabulary and grammar are important in understanding conversation, but social communication is likely to depend on more … Continue reading Understanding Conversation – Children With an Extra X or Y Chromosome – Now Recruiting!

Do you speak open science? Resources and tips to learn the language

The internet era, large-scale computing and storage resources, mobile devices, social media, and their high uptake among different groups of people, have all deeply changed the way knowledge is created, communicated, and further deployed. These advances have enabled a radical transformation of the practice of science, which is now more open, more global and collaborative, … Continue reading Do you speak open science? Resources and tips to learn the language

Why Wikipedia’s Medical Content Is Superior

In some ways, the fact that Wikipedia allows for speedy connections between topics should be obvious. After all, wiki is a Hawaiian word meaning quick. What’s perhaps less obvious is why that quickness provides value. Older doctors might suggest that today’s med students have it easy—so much medical knowledge is available on their phones! But the body … Continue reading Why Wikipedia’s Medical Content Is Superior

Understanding The Needs Of Professionals Who Provide Psychosocial Care For Children and Adults Who Are Intersex

AXYS (in particular) continue to big note just one research article that fits with their outright denial of how XXY children who are subjected to exogenous testosterone either in infancy or as adolescents show any sign of gender dysphoria, that they are simply 'typical males' with an extra X chromosome that outside of delaying a … Continue reading Understanding The Needs Of Professionals Who Provide Psychosocial Care For Children and Adults Who Are Intersex

Getting to know the Biological YOU

An excerpt from Reconstructing Identity. A Transdisciplinary Approach. Chapter 4 Biological Identity by K.G. Moffat. School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK My Identity If I had to think of the things that I would see as forming the basis of my own identity, then before I look at my genes I might … Continue reading Getting to know the Biological YOU

Beyond XXY’s Got Talent

Are you a talented XXY individual such as an Artist, Musician, Comedian, Sculptor, Photographer, Jeweller. Candlestick Maker, Story Teller, Author, Furniture Maker, Tea Pot Designer or even a Genie and looking for an outlet amongst the community to advertise or just to let others know what it is you are passionate about, if so here … Continue reading Beyond XXY’s Got Talent

Things We Would Like Others To Know About Us

If you are a Doctor; and consider yourself to be an expert in all things XXY, then you will never learn anything about us. Adult XXY's often have adversarial relationships with physicians. If you have a patient like that, don't take it personally, it's probably because the medical community has treated us so badly for … Continue reading Things We Would Like Others To Know About Us