Intersex Babies: Boy or Girl and Who Decides?

Jim Bruce was born with XY male chromosomes but ambiguous genitals. Doctors couldn't be sure if he had a large clitoris or a small penis and were convinced he could never live a "satisfactory life" as a man. So shortly after his birth in 1976, Bruce's external organ and testes were surgically removed and he was raised as a girl. He struggled for years, preferring "rough and tumble" play and being attracted to girls. "I was unhappy, but it was really difficult to ask questions," said Bruce,...Full Story
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