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Unformatted text preview: Melissa Fuller PS101A April 8, 2008 Ch.11 Reaction Paper If my child was born with both male and female sex organs I would not choose the gender. I would wait until my child was old enough to make the decision for his or herself. I feel like it is not my choice to make since it is not my life that is going to be affected by it. Even though there are tests that show which gender the child would feel more when growing up, I would still not trust the tests to be 100% accurate. I dont understand how a test could possibly have a correct answer when each person is different from the next. Not every child is the stereotypical girl or boy, some boys like playing with dolls while some girls like to go outside and play in the mud. I would wait until I could see for myself which gender role my child seems to fall under. As for surgery, I would also wait until my child could make their own decision and back them up with whatever choice they made, even if he or she decided not to have the surgery...
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This essay was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course PS 101 taught by Professor Lesniewski during the Spring '08 term at Mount Ida.
- Spring '08