As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who was Raised as a Girl
HarperCollins Publishers Inc.
In 1967, after a baby boy suffered a botched circumcision, his family agreed to a radical treatment. On the advice of a renowned expert in gender identity and sexual reassignment, the boy was surgically altered to live as a girl. This book is the human drama of one man's - and one family's - amazing survival in the face of odds.
Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Family member death; Separation; Intersex; Transgender; death; loss; separated parents; intersex child; body issues; transgender child; boy to girl; gender identity
intersex child; intersex teeanger; female child; male teenager
transgender male; intersex person
surgery complications; botched circumcision; family problems; depression; suicide; alcoholism; sex change; infant sex reassignment; twins
Colapinto, John, "As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who was Raised as a Girl" (2000). Diverse Families. 1385.