Do you have to come out as intersex at the doctor’s office? What can you do if a medical professional is asking you questions not for your medical benefit, but seemingly out of curiosity? For a long time, I was not sure how to navigate these questions - and some negative experiences that resulted from medical professionals being insensitive about my body.
I have some suggestions as to how you can help better ensure that your visit to the doctor's office is about your bad cough or your aching tummy - and not about what parts you do and don't what when it's not medically relevant.
Check it out here!