Famous gender identity subject suicides


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Jun 3, 2003
Famous gender identity subject suicides
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"A Winnipeg man who was born a boy but raised as a girl in a famous nurture-versus-nature experiment has died at the age of 38. David Reimer, who shared his story in the pages of a book and on the TV show Oprah, took his own life last Tuesday. His mother, Janet Reimer, said she believes her son would still be here today had it not been for the devastating gender study that led to much emotional hardship... After a botched circumcision as a toddler, David became the subject of an experiment dubbed the John/Joan case in the '60s and '70s."

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