Dr. Katrina Karkazis discusses rethinking the popular understanding of testosterone

“The number one misconception is that it’s a male sex hormone”

Dr. Katrina Karkazis, co-author of Testosterone: An Unauthorized Biography and author of Fixing Sex: Intersex, Medical Authority, and Lived Experience, answers questions and dispels popular myths about testosterone. Dr. Karkazis explains, “It’s a really wide-ranging, fascinating hormone that’s actually responsible for a great deal more than it’s popular identity would lead us to know or understand.”

Lito Howse (they/them) is a queer and trans/non-binary identified videographer, editor and producer based in Toronto. They previously worked for the CBC where they wrote TV stories, edited and control room produced for News Network. They also produced videos for CBC Radio and wrote web articles for shows like The Current and As It Happens, among other roles. They speak English.

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