Skip to comments.Our Sexual Identity Crisis
Posted on 09/29/2009 6:08:05 PM PDT by Mack Truck
Perhaps you've heard the tragic story of David Reimer.. . David was the victim of a botched circumcision that left his penis charred beyond surgical repair. His parents..., no doubt beside themselves, were confused about the best way to proceed. Then, one day, they saw a man named Dr. John Money on television. Money was talking about his theory of "gender neutrality," which states that "gender identity" is learned rather than innate. The idea was that the sexes were the same except for the superficial physical differences; this implies that if a child were altered so as to superficially resemble the opposite sex and was raised as one of its members, he would be happy with that sexual identity. Hearing this, the Reimers hoped they had found their salvation.... In reality, the kindest way to describe Money's theory is fanciful. His idea of "gender neutrality" was still in vogue ... and "vogue," in the most frivolous sense, is the correct term. It was always more style than science;... And it didn't matter that Money was Alfred Kinsey redux and believed pedophilia was lovely if it was for "love." It didn't matter that David and his twin brother, Brian, said that Money sexually abused them during photo shoots. He was a "doctor," a Ph.D. on the cutting edge of a brave new world. Only, David ("Brenda" at the time) wanted nothing to do with that world. Although he was never told he was a boy, had been surgically altered, was dressed and raised as a girl and was regularly seeing Money for therapy, he resisted his "gender assignment" from the outset. He acted like a boy, played with boys' toys and objected to seeing Money from the age of seven. It wasn't going well -- and it wouldn't end well.....
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“Sexual Identity” are code words for politically protected class’, nothing more.
Normally I'm no great fan of medical malpractice lawyers.
I might consider making a phone call in this instance, however, if only to clarify my legal situation.
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