“She’s A Man”: The Story Of An Olympic Athlete Who Was Raised As A Girl
May 21, 2019 11:54
On November 20, 1918, when a baby was born to the Ratjen family in Bremen, the midwife could not immediately determine its gender. The infant’s genitals were not clearly identifiable. At first, the midwife said:
It’s a boy!
And a couple of minutes later she changed her mind:
It is a girl, after all.