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    The hypergonadal flag.
    Alternate hypergonadism flag.

    Hypergonadism is an intersex variation where there is a hyperfunction of the gonads. It can manifest as precocious puberty, and is caused by abnormally high levels of testosterone or estrogen, which are crucial hormones for sexual development.[1][2]

    It can encompass aromatase excess syndrome, hyperestrogenism, and hyperandrogenism.

    Causes

    These variations can be caused by gene mutations, liver or kidney diseases, infections, surgical interventions, autoimmune disorders, horomonal abnormalities, injury to ones glands, and encephalitis.[3]

    It may also be caused by other intersex variations.

    Flags

    The first hypergonadal flag was coined by varsex-pride on December 16th of 2018, along with hypogonadal.[4] The second hypergonadism flag was coined by Reign of the breadsticcs on May 7th of 2021. Both have no confirmed meaning.[5]

    References

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