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I feel for Caster Semenya – I am a woman with male chromosomes

Sarah Graham, 40, writes in the Mirror.co.uk about her own life as an intersex woman.

My heart goes out to Caster Semenya, few can imagine what it feels like to have your whole world turned upside-down – as hers has been.Like Caster I had absolutely no idea that I was intersexed – nor did any of my partners. But my doctor and gynaecologists did know the truth about my body.

I was lied to – and my parents were too. This wasn’t a one-off. It was standard policy (until the mid-1990s) to hide the truth about all intersex conditions like mine….Read More

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