December 19, 2003
Northwestern U. Psychologist Accused of Having Sex With Research Subject
A transsexual woman who is described in a book by J. Michael Bailey, chairman of the psychology department at Northwestern University, says he had sex with her while she was an unwitting subject of his research. The woman also says that Mr. Bailey, as a psychologist, supplied her with a letter she needed from a professional supporting her desire for sex-change surgery.
Mr. Bailey has declined to comment on the charges.
His book, The Man Who Would Be Queen: The Science of