Consensus/policy documents

This page provides a non-exhaustive list of medical, psychological and ethical publications intended to serve as consensus, policy and care standards documents:

  • Ahmed, S.F., Achermann, J., Arlt, W., Balen, A.H., Conway, G., Edwards, Z.L. . . . Willis, D. (2011). 'UK guidance on the initial evaluation of an infant or an adolescent with a suspected disorder of sex development' (Society for Endocrinology Clinical Guidance Article). Clinical Endocrinology 75(1), 12-26. Online version, published 10 June 2011, available at
  • Australian Senate Community Affairs References Committee (October 2013): 'Involuntary or coerced sterilisation of intersex people in Australia'.
  • British Psychological Society (2012) 'Guidelines and Literature Review for Psychologists Working Therapeutically with Sexual and Gender Minority Clients'.
  • Dept of Health, State Government Victoria, Australia (Feb 2013). 'Decision-making principles for the care of infants, children and adolescents with intersex conditions'.
  • Hollenbach, A.D., Eckstrand, K.L., Dreger, A. (2014) 'Implementing Curricular and Institutional Climate Changes to Improve Health Care for Individuals Who Are LGBT, Gender Nonconforming, or Born with DSD: A Resource for Medical Educators'. Association of American Medical Colleges.
  • Hughes, I.A., Houk, C., Ahmed, S.F., Lee, P.A. & LWPES/ESPE Consensus Group (2006). 'Consensus statement on management of intersex disorders' Archives of Diseases in Childhood (online). 2005 hardcopy version in Archives of Diseases in Childhood, 91, 554-63.
  • Swiss National Advisory Commission on Biomedical Ethics NEK-CNE. (Nov 2012) 'On the management of differences of sex development: Ethical issues relating to "intersexuality"' Opinion No. 20/2012, Berne.