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Christian,wife,mother,daughter,sister. PhD in Biochemistry, Developmental Biologist, Teacher. Love God, my family & Science. #NoToSelfID 💚🩶💜
Aug 8, 2018 4 tweets 2 min read
“I think it’s putting a lot on the shoulders of these children,” said Dr. Eric Vilain, a pediatrician and geneticist. “It’s putting them on a path that will have a lot of medical and surgical consequences.”… Should young children transition socially?…
Jun 11, 2018 20 tweets 7 min read
1/ Is sex really a Spectrum?

There are a couple of articles which have been widely quoted as "proving" that sex is not binary, but rather a spectrum. The main article is this one:… 2/
The other article quoted, which is actually a blog post based on the first is this one:…
May 13, 2018 4 tweets 3 min read
Sex is determined at fertilisation
>99% human zygotes are XX or XY
The totipotent zygote is the progenitor of all cells in the individual
All ♂️ cells have XY chromosomes
All ♀️ cells have XX chromosomes
X cannot be changed to Y
Men cannot become women… In mammalian primary sex determination, there is no “default state.” The formation of ovaries and testes are both active, gene-directed processes. Moreover, as we shall see, both diverge from a common precursor, the bipotential gonad