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Sex: Unknown

Explores gender identity and gender reassignment with contributions of psychologists and researchers, and through personal insights from the Reimer family, including candid, heartrending interviews with JanetReimer and her son, who ultimately rejected his female identity and is now living as a man. Also includes the work of early sex researcher John Money who persuaded the Reimer parents to surgically alter their child after an accident destroyed his genitalia. 2001. 60 min.
Oberacker, J. S. "Sex assignment surgery and the discourse of public television: The case of NOVA's Sex: Unknown" Television & New Media, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 25-48, 2007Full-text of this article / review is available:UCB users only