Hosted by

A lot of stuff gets attributed to this one little hormone. We hear stories of its actual power, from people who would know. A man who because of illness, lived without it for several months, and a female-to-male transsexual who takes huge doses of it and says it changes the way he thinks about a lot of things, even the copying machine at work.

Learn more or listen again to this week's episode, which originally aired on August 30 2002.

Photo by Pricenfees



Ira Glass