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Jamie Lee Curtis was born long before the development of medical technology that could identify dual-gendered fetuses. This rumor is often lent credibility by people who have heard it repeated as fact by their university professors especially those with specialties relating to intersexuality. It is a telling commentary on the skewed importance we give any matter relating to sexuality that this rumor exists at all. And one she would rather not discuss at all: One story that keeps on circulating around Hollywood is that Jamie Lee Curtis was born an hermaphrodite and had to undergo surgery after birth in order to become legally female! This has been told to me by people who have worked on films with Jamie and by one physician who claims to have seen the records at Cedars Sinai. Their union produced two daughters, Kelly Lee in 1956 and Jamie Lee in 1958. Just as the fox decries as sour the grapes that hang out of his reach, so might meanspirited folks fed up with hearing about the beautiful people spread a rumor that cuts these stars down to size. A less subtle variant of the rumor simply claims that Lady Gaga is a man who dresses as a woman i.

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The incidence of children with mixed genitalia is pegged at 1 in 2,000 to 1 in 3,000, or 0. Curtis, her parents, and her doctors has the definitive answer to this question, and none of them is talking. Using the one to bolster belief in the second is akin to claiming the existence of the Atlantic Ocean somehow proves a particular ship sank in it. Jamie Lee is the daughter of Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh. Many technical names have been assigned to describe sexual ambiguity, including testicular feminization, transgendered, and androgen insensitivity syndrome.

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Curtis never made such a revelation during an interview or public appearance and has repeatedly declined deigning to provide a response to this rumor, and her physicians — even if they had something to say and wanted to say it — are bound by laws regarding doctor-patient confidentiality. However, one particular point needs to be made, and made quite vehemently: The existence of such medical conditions is not reason in itself to suppose that Jamie Lee Curtis has any of them. Degrees of intersexuality vary in intensity from presence of an additional Y chromosome to being born with a mixed set of genitals. What to make of the child of two successful and famous actors who grows up to achieve an equal measure of fame in the same field? Other celebrities to face these rumors include , , and. Treatment of cases of blatant intersexuality is generally but not always surgical in nature, with reconstruction performed on the infant patient to add or remove body parts so as to end up with a child completely male or female in physical appearance. Numerous children come into the world less than perfectly formed, yet no stigma is attached to those who require surgery to repair a malfunctioning heart, a disorder of the digestive system, or almost any other condition unrelated to gender.

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Fausto-Sterling is counting all incidents of intersexuality, from mild to extreme. . Two facts lend an aura of credence to the rumor that Jamie Lee was born with both male and female bodyparts. What if this gal has a boyish-sounding name and adopts children rather than bears her own? Hormones are also given towards this end, but there is a limit to what can be corrected medically. Her mother was a beauty and a renowned actress.

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Intersexuality is a reality; some children are ambiguously gendered at birth. The second fact that supports the rumor is Ms. Though an appearance of sexual normalcy can be constructed, fully functional reproductive organs cannot. Glam diva Lady Gaga real name has joined the ranks of female celebrities reputed to be hermaphrodites people born with ambiguous genitalia or different genitalia than their chromosomes denote their gender as being. As is often the case, appearances were deceiving: Curtis and Leigh divorced in 1962 after eleven years of marriage, and there were more difficult times ahead for both of them. Why, then, is this rumor so widespread? Contrary to common assertion, Ms.

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Though couples opt for adoptive children over natural progeny for any number of reasons, it is true the operation necessary to correct dual gendering in a female infant would leave her unable to bear children. . . . .

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