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Uncertainty, Medical Expertise, and Rights

While Born This Way recounts many legal clashes over uncertainty throughout LGBTQ+ civil rights history, it does not tell the whole story of uncertainty. The contributors to this symposium reveal uncertainty’s relevance to abortion access, the legality of gender-affirming care, intersex rights, and child custody disputes. Altogether, these short essays on uncertainty illustrate how sexual and gender minority health and rights are contested, denied, and even bolstered through claims concerning the strengths and limitations of medical expertise.

This symposium is guest edited by Joanna Wuest.

Editor-in-Chief: Chloe Reichel

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