The Lincoln Theological Institute is in the process of producing a series of briefing papers on intersex conditions/DSDs. These will be made available as free downloadable PDF files from this website, and updated as necessary during the active life of the Intersex, Identity and Disability project (2011-2013).
Briefing Paper 1 outlines what intersex conditions/DSDs are and how they have been treated medically, giving information about the causes and frequency of specific conditions. (Now available to download from the resources page.)
Briefing Paper 2 is designed particularly for people concerned with the pastoral and spiritual care of people with intersex conditions/DSDs and the families of intersex children – for example, Christian ministers, and those who work in healthcare chaplaincy. (Now available to download from the resources page.)
Briefing Paper 3 focuses on the implications of the existence of intersex conditions/DSDs for the Christian churches’ policy and teaching on sex, gender and sexuality. It is particularly designed for those involved in reviews of policy on human sexuality and gender, and for social responsibility officers and those involved in equalities and diversity work. (Now available to download from the resources page.)
Briefing Paper 4 gives an overview of the specifically theological implications of the existence and treatment of intersex conditions/DSDs from a Christian perspective. It is particularly designed for clergy and church leaders, those involved in theological education on sex, gender and sexuality, and anyone else interested in theological anthropology. (Now available to download from the resources page.)
For more information about this aspect of the project, or to join the mailing list for news and updates, please e-mail Susannah.email@example.com