Accord Alliance

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Accord Alliance
FoundedMarch 2008 (2008-03)

Accord Alliance was founded in March 2008 to support a dialogue on intersex patients and their care.[1][2] They are a hosted project of the Tides Center, an organization that supports non-profit groups. Their stated mission is to promote comprehensive and integrated approaches to care that enhance the health and well-being of people and families affected by disorders of sex development (DSD, which includes some conditions referred to as "intersex").[3] DSD is a term contested by some activists.[4] Cheryl Chase, founder of the Intersex Society of North America, was a founding member on the advisory board.

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  1. ^ Karzakis, Katrina (2009). Fixing Sex author's goal was to reflect all stakeholders. in Medical Ethics Advisor 25.11 (2009): 127-128.
  2. ^ Sloan, Mary Zeiss; Stange, Carol K.; Oyster, Jane E., eds. (2011). Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Reference. p. 242. ISBN 978-1412976855.
  3. ^ "Accord Alliance mission statement". Archived from the original on 5 February 2011.
  4. ^ "Gerald N. Callahan's book, "Between XX and XY": Dreger Testifies". OII Australia. Archived from the original on 30 January 2013. Retrieved 24 December 2012.

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