Being Brenda: 'They were meant to show that gender was determined by nurture'
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.
From The Guardian