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Online Intersex Communities: Virtual Neighborhoods of Support and Activism By Brian ...

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Online Intersex Communities:

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Table

x

Preface

xiii

Acknowledgments

xix

Chapter 1: Introduction

1

Methodology and Overview

12

Chapter 2: The Rhetoric of Intersexuality

17

2000 American Academy of Pediatrics Statement

17

Intersex Treatment Origins

19

John Money’s Medical Paradigm

22

2006 American Academy of Pediatrics Statement—A Comparison

26

A Focused Look at the Change in Rhetoric From 2000 to 2006

31

Telling Stories: Online Intersex Narrative

36

Chapter 3: Virtual Intersex Neighborhoods

45

Defining Virtual Community

46

Porter’s 5 Ps of Virtual Community

51

Appadurai’s Virtual Neighborhood—Product and Producer

57