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    Prenatal Dexamethasone for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: An Ethics Canary in the Modern Medical Mine.Alice Dreger, Ellen K. Feder & Anne Tamar-Mattis - 2012 - Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 9 (3):277-294.
    Following extensive examination of published and unpublished materials, we provide a history of the use of dexamethasone in pregnant women at risk of carrying a female fetus affected by congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH). This intervention has been aimed at preventing development of ambiguous genitalia, the urogenital sinus, tomboyism, and lesbianism. We map out ethical problems in this history, including: misleading promotion to physicians and CAH-affected families; de facto experimentation without the necessary protections of approved research; troubling parallels to the history (...)
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    An Attempt to Shut Down Discourse About a Controversial Practice Will Not Benefit Patients, Human Subjects, the Bioethics Community, or the Research Community.Anne Tamar-Mattis - 2010 - American Journal of Bioethics 10 (9):64-66.
  3. Preventing homosexuality (and uppity women) in the womb.Alice Dreger, E. Feder & Anne Tamar-Mattis - forthcoming - Bioethics Forum.
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    More Rhetoric Than Argument?Ellen K. Feder, Alice Dreger & Anne Tamar-Mattis - 2013 - Hastings Center Report 43 (2):4-6.
    One of two commentaries on “Normalizing Atypical Genitalia: How a Heated Debate Went Astray,” by Josephine Johnston, from the November‐December 2012 issue.
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