Steroids used in pregnant women in US to prevent intersex, tomboys and lesbians

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An alarming new report has been published on the risky use of steroids that are given to pregnant women to try to reduce rates of “tomboyism, lesbianism and bisexuality" or “behavioral masculinization.”

The paper in the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry discusses this very disturbing use of steroids being given to women to engineer the development of their fetuses.

Read about it in Dangerous Experiment in Fetal Engineering (Northwestern Center).

Download the paper Prenatal Dexamethasone for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: An Ethics Canary in the Modern Medical Mine for free from SpringerLinks’ website.