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Friday, May 05, 2017

Netflix Edits ‘Bill Nye’ Episode to Remove Segment Saying Chromosomes Determine Gender

When uploaded to Netflix, an episode of the educational children's show "Bill Nye the Science Guy" cut out a segment saying that chromosomes determine one's gender.

In the original episode, titled "Probability," a young woman told viewers, "I'm a girl. Could have just as easily been a boy, though, because the probability of becoming a girl is always 1 in 2."

"See, inside each of our cells are these things called chromosomes, and they control whether we become a boy or a girl, " the young woman continued. "See, there are only two possibilities: XX, a girl, or XY, a boy."

But in the version of the episode uploaded to Netflix, the segment has been cut entirely. While noncontroversial at the time, the 1996 segment appears to contradict Netflix's new series "Bill Nye Saves the World."



Anonymous said...

Chromosomes determine sex not gender. This may be why it was removed if that's exactly how it was worded. There are also multiple possibilities such as Klinfelters Syndrome which I believe is XXY and Triple X sydnrome which is you guessed it XXX

Anonymous said...

Oh my god.

Anonymous said...

Its becomimg so clear that this idiocy will only end with blood shed.

Anonymous said...

somebody hang him by his vagina ?

Anonymous said...

Ummm. There are only two... you either got one or you don't