Being Brenda: 'They were meant to show that gender was determined by nurture' | Curio

Being Brenda: 'They were meant to show that gender was determined by nurture'

11 mins | May 28, 2017

They were meant to show that gender was determined by nurture, not nature - one identical twin raised as a boy and the other brought up as a girl after a botched circumcision. In 2002 Brian Reimer killed himself, and in 2004 David - formerly Brenda - took his life too. Oliver Burkeman and Gary Younge unravel the tragic story of Dr Money's sex experiment.

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