The “prevent lesbianism” story


Just using this post to provide links to the main coverage/articles on this story. I would encourage people to read and draw their conclusions:


Time magazine “A Prenatal Treatment Raises Questions of Medical Ethics

Hastings Center Bioethics Forum: “Preventing Homosexuality (and Uppity Women) in the Womb?

The Stranger “Doctor Treating Pregnant Women With Experimental Drug to Prevent Lesbianism

The Raw Story, “Doctor testing drug to ‘prevent’ lesbianism, interest in ‘male careers’

Mark Simpson


Publications by Maria New and Heino Meyer-Bahlburg:

H. F. L. Meyer-BahlburgWhat Causes Low Rates of Child-Bearing in Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia?”

Meyer-Bahlburg HF, Dolezal C, Baker SW, New MI. Sexual orientation in women with classical or non-classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia as a function of degree of prenatal androgen excess.

 Saroj Nimkarn  and Maria I. New  Congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency



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