The advent of the oral contraceptive heralded a new era in which women could take charge of their reproductive destiny. With the 'Birth Pill' came the promise of sexual freedom and so it was that the 'swinging sixties' took off. However, decades after this advance subsequent research has shown a link between estrogens and breast cancer. Worse still, the over-abundance of estrogens and endocrine disruptors is affecting the ability of many species to reproduce. Babies are being born with ambiguous genitalia. Boys want to become girls and girls want to be boys. The inter-gender person is becoming more common. This work takes a look at what estrogens are doing to humans and the ecosystem. The question arises: is it too late to stop the estrogen sex bomb from exploding?...
Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Essays & Commentary, Health & Fitness, Disorders & Diseases
Size: 82 pages
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