Dr Money is a highly intelligent, well respected, charismatic individual.
He suggested to the Reimers that they bring their son up as a girl.
Dreger then outlines the chapters of the book, noting that the chapters are arranged thematically rather than chronologically.
Dreger tells of two other hermaphrodites in the first chapter, "Doubtful Sex." Their anatomies guided physicians to question the sex by which each had been raised.
When they were seven months old, the boys, who lived in Winnipeg, Canada, were sent to the local hospital for a routine circumcision.
The resulting offspring were allocated two different environments: one in which they lived a solitary life, and another where three were grouped together but in the same conditions as the loners.
Our results provide the first demonstration of an evolutionary response to the frequency of unisexuals in hermaphroditic sex allocation, and they verify the quantitative phase predicted by models for the transition between hermaphroditism and dioecy [4, 5].
Nine-week-old Bellini was taken to Cats Protection adoption centre in Merseyside when it was just a few days old in February.
On 22 August 1965 Janet Reimer was granted her dearest wish: she gave birth to twins.
The two boys, Brian and Bruce, were healthy babies, but they would lead tragic lives, blighted by one scientist's radical theory.