THE LOG OF BREAKING NEWS (cont.)
by Lynn Conway
Copyright @ 2003-2007 by Lynn Conway, All rights reserved
LOG FOR 2003:
December 17, 2003
In the Chicago Free Press, the Midwest's #1 Gay Newspaper:
"NU PROFESSOR FACES SEXUAL ALLEGATIONS"
December 12, 2003:
he Chronicle of Higher Education:
Northwestern U. Psychologist Is Accused of Having SexWith Research Subject
December 12, 2003:
J. Michael Bailey defends his anti-transsexual "science"
in the free "alternative" newspaper The Chicago Reader.
McCloskey, Conway and Kietlyka deconstruct
Bailey's untruthful, defamatory article in "Letters to the Editor...
December 11, 2003 :
Transsexual Woman Claims Professors Sex Research
Continued Off-Campus; University Declines To Investigate Complaint
Documentation of a formal complaint about J. Michael Bailey's
sexual exploitation of a research subject,
and of Northwestern University's apparant decision
to not investigate such egregious misconduct.
December 10, 2003
Complainants Kieltyka, Conway and McCloskey
formally request to make appearances before the Northwestern
committee investigating J. Michael Bailey
The Washington Times
"University investigates ethics of sex researcher"
Unusual level of bi-partisanship exhibited as GLBT groups and
liberals are joined by convervatives in denouncing Bailey's junk science
November 24, 2003:
The Smoking Gun: Direct evidence exposing Bailey's lies
to the media and to Northwestern University
November 18, 2003:
ABC 7 Chicago News & The Chicago Tribune (from the AP):
NU investigating whether professor got consent from transsexuals
November 18, 2003: The Daily Northwestern:
"Northwestern University officials plan to launch a full investigation
into allegations that a Northwestern psychology professor
featured stories from transsexual women in his latest book
without receiving their consent."
November 16, 2003
Bailey promoter John Derbyshire goes on the defensive!
The HBDG member tries to explain away
his exposure as a lunatic-fringe homophobe and transphobe,
by posing as a "victim" in the "culture wars."
November 12, 2003
The ad-hoc committee at Northwestern completes its work:
Northwestern University then announces that it will convene
a full formal investigation of the charges that Prof. J. Michael Bailey
did not obtain the informed consent of research subjects.
November 4, 2003:
Bailey's mentor Ray Blanchard resigns in a huff from HBIGDA!
In a fit of anger, Blanchard accuses HBIGDA of deliberately trying to bias
the investigation into Bailey's research conduct at Northwestern.
That HBIGDA took seriously the complaints of the trans community
must have been just too much for Blanchard to take!
An important essay reflecting on the emerging Bailey fiasco:
"Queer Science: A data-bending psychologist confirms what he already knew about gays and transsexuals",
by Deirdre McCloskey,
Reason Magazine, Nov. 2003.
Why did he do it? Why did Bailey commit career suicide
by writing this ridiculous book? We look for answers in an
Report on Bailey's Affiliations and Ideological Associations",
where we uncover his motives, role models and supporters; 10-22-03
HBIGDA Officers and Board respond to Bailey's book:
"trust and mutual respect between the scientific and the transgender
communities is essential . . . to promote the health and
well-being of transgender and transsexual individuals and their families.
. . . this poorly referenced book does not reflect the social and
scientific literature that exists on transsexual people and
could damage that essential trust." 10-20-03
Damning Review also appears in Transgender Community News
of The Renaissance Transgender Association, October 2003:
"Junk Science And Michael Bailey", By Nick Sauer [posted 12-2-03]
Damning Reviews of TMWWBQ appear in Transgender Tapestry:
The Journal of the International Foundation for Gender Education
Fall 2003. Issue #103; posted 10-07-03
Anjelica Kieltyka files evidence with the Office for the Protection of
Research Subjects at Northwestern re Prof. Bailey's public showing of
a research interview tape of her without prior authorization; 10-07-03.
Evidence that in a public lecture at UCLA on June 2, 2003,
Bailey showed a 1994/95 video interview of an unwitting research subject,
to "prove" his theory and also defame a key critic;
"Bad Science": Words by Dr. Eli Coleman, President of HBIGDA,
during his opening speech at the18th Biennial HBIGDA Symposium,
while standing under a projected image of Bailey's book; 9-10-03
Bailey's book bombs in the marketplace, 9-09-03:
Its Amazon.com sales-rate rankings are lower than
four recent books by trans women!
Research scientist files anonymous review on Amazon.com, 9-08-03:
Says it's well known that Bailey and Blanchard have the power
within North America to prevent funding of research projects and
publication of any scientific papers that discredit their views.
Academics inform OHRP, 8-18-03
regarding the filings of complaints of research misconduct
against J. Michael Bailey at Northwestern University
EXPOSED, 8-05-03: Senior Academics Alert
Division 44 of the American Psychological Association
Concerning exploitation of DIV 44's good name to promote Bailey's book
Stephen Mautner, Exec. Editor of the National Academy Press,
is challenged for allowing publication of anecdotal
research results obtained surreptitiously from human subjects
without their informed consent; 8-02-03.
Stanford University Prof. Ben Barress, M.D., Ph.D., tells it like it is,
in an open letter to Northwestern's leadership on 8-01-03:
Bailey's book is "HATE SPEECH"
The Daily Northwestern, 7-31-03:
Transsexuals file 2 more claims against Bailey
July 30, 2003: A fourth trans woman files a formal complaint
with the Vice-President of Research of Northwestern University
In the Chicago Tribune, 30 July, 2003
Associated Press Story in the WOMAN NEWS SECTION:
"Transsexuals file complaints over book"
Deirdre McCloskey and Lynn Conway file a formal complaint
with the Vice Pres. of Research of Northwestern Univ. regarding
the research conduct of J. Michael Bailey, 29 July 2003
In the Chicago Tribune, 29 July 2003:"
Author is ripped for transsexual research"
Northwestern professor taken to task over his book's findings
and whether he informed people he met that they were being studied
At the IASR Conference at the Kinsey Institute on 19 July 2003:
Read an eyewitness report from an attendee at the conference!
Bailey is openly challenged by John Bancroft: "...
it is NOT science"![posted 28 July 2003]
At the IASR sexology conference in Indiana, 7-17-03:
Anjelica reports how Bailey had staff call the cops to keep her from
handing out info about his research!! Cops arrive as Angie is giving
materials to Eli Coleman, President of HBIGDA!! [posted 29 July2003]
Articles on the Bailey controversy appear in
Science Now.com and Science magazine
on July 18th and 25th, 2003
Associated Press, 7-25-03:
"Transsexuals accuse professor of research misconduct"
The Daily Northwestern, 7-24-03:
"Third complaint filed against sex research"
Also in the Chicago Free Press 7-23-03:
Science: J. Michael Bailey's The Man Who Would Be Queen
By Kim McNabb
Chicago Free Press 7-23-03:
Writing in the Midwest's #1 Gay Newspaper, Paul Varnell exposes
"BAILEY ON GAY FEMININITY"
A third woman files research misconduct complaints, 7-23-03:
Her open letter is posted anonymously here.
And stay tuned for yet MORE complaints to be filed soon!!
Bailey is NOT a member of HBIGDA!!!
ScienceNow of the AAAS, 7-18-03:
"Transsexuality Treatise Triggers Furor":
"This is one of the most unsympathetic portrayals
of transsexuality ever written..."
Bailey defends himself by saying: "I can't be a slave to sensitivity."
The Chronicle of Higher Education, 7-17-03:2
Transsexual Women Say Professor
Didn't Tell Them They Were Research Subjects!!
The Daily Northwestern, 7-17-03:
question NU prof's research
Women say Bailey used stories in recent book without consent
A Report to Lynn Conway by Kristin
of a recent lecture at "The Clarke Institute", 7-16-03
EXPOSED! Shockingly defamatory official publicity by the
National Academies for Bailey's book , 7-16-03
A second woman files research misconduct complaints, 7-14-03:
Her open letter is posted here under the name "Victoria".
Prompt, concerned responses come in from HBIGDA, 7-14-03,
announcing that the Alert will be discussed at the upcoming
Exec.Committee Meeting and at the Board Meeting in September.
Leading Academics Alert HBIGDA about the Bailey Controversy
and about the Charges Being Filed at Northwestern, 7-14-03
Diverse City Magazine, July 2003:
"To Call a Woman a Queen: A Northwestern psychologists
sex theories ignore experiences of gender dysphoria"
[Interview and photos of Calpernia Addams in same issue!]
Anjelica Kieltyka reports that Bailey admitted to her that
he FABRICATED the Key Final Scene in His Book, 7-10-03
Calpernia Addams and Andrea James perspectives column
"Transformations" in the July 22, 2003 issue of The Advocate, 7-09-03
Anjelica Kietyka's prophetic illustrated essay:
"The Sinking of the Queen"7-04-03
Anjelica Kieltyka files formal complaint with Northwestern University
about J. Michael Bailey's research conduct, 7-03-03
[see also her follow-up complaint of 9-29-03]
Revelations of Bailey's and Academy Press' close PR connection
with right-wing homophobic writer John Derbyshire, 6-30-03
John Derbyshire's homophobically and transphobically
glowing review of Bailey's book in the National Review, 6-30-03
Lynn Conway's open letter to the administration at Northwestern Univ.
regarding J. Michael Bailey's activities; 6-23-03
Deeply disturbing revelations about Bailey colleague Anne Lawrence's
professional conduct, and her career-ending resignation in '97; 6-23-03
National Transgender Advocacy Coalition (NTAC)
Press Release about J.Michael Bailey's book; 6-21-03
The Chronicle of Higher Education, 6-20-03,
gets the nitty-gritty story on J. M. Bailey - aka 'Dr. Sex'!
Bailey's book exposed as the latest in a series of
works widely promoted as "books for dummies"
A preliminary report on Lynn's meetings in Chicago on
6-03 to 6-05-03 with Cher and other transwomen
whom Bailey "interviewed" for his book.
Monica Casper, Ph.D., Exec. Director of ISNA,
writes an open letter on 5-28-03
to the Presidents of the National Academies
Christine Burns 2nd open letter of 5-26-03
to the Presidents of the National Academies
Suzanne Woolsey's letter of response of 5-22-03
to writers to the Presidents of the National Academies
Anjelica Kieltyka's story, first posted on 5-11-03:
"Cher" of Bailey's book begins to tell "her side of the story"
Christine Burns open letter of 5-06-03
to the Presidents of the National Academies
Joan Roughgarden's open letter of 5-05-2003
to the Presidents of the NAS and IOM
The Lesson We Keep Forgetting, by Christine Burns
Report on a Bailey talk at Emory Univ., posted 5-04-03
Report on a Bailey Lecture at Stanford Univ., posted 4-25-03
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