XXY

Identification document

Breakthrough: XXY researchers acknowledge not all XXY people are male

Researchers at a cluster of Melbourne medical institutes, hospitals and universities have acknowledged in a letter to the editor of the International Journal of Andrology, The Official Journal of the European Academy of Andrology, that not all people with the XXY karyotype are male and that some may be female and some may be intersex….
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JakartaGlobe: “Gender confusion lands suspect in women’s prison”

JakartaGlobe: “Gender confusion lands suspect in women’s prison”

Two stories of a man with XXY sex chromosomes in Indonesia, who faced difficulties due to his upbringing as a girl. JakartaGlobe: “Gender confusion lands suspect in women’s prison” Medicine almost always assigns people with the XXY karyotype as male regardless of whether their sex is male, female, both or neither. Although Alterina Hofan says…
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Michael Noble

Michael Noble: Representations of Klinefelter Syndrome

Michael Noble wrote this paper in 2003, and it was revised in 2010. Copyright © by Michael Noble 2010. Note Michael has asked that we point out that this paper was originally written in and around 2003 and that “I have seen some KS websites are now less reactive to the suggestion that XXY is…
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Andrology Australia study of XXY men in Australia

AN email from Andrology Australia has been circulating, asking for men with Klinefelter Syndrome to take part in the study. Klinefelter’s Syndrome is the most common chromosome disorder in males (47XXY), affecting approximately 1 in 650 males. While this is estimated to represent almost 15,000 males in Australia, up to 70% of cases remain undiagnosed;…
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