Estelle R. Ramey, born Stella Rosemary Rubin

Estelle R.
Ramey, born Stella Rosemary Rubin
1917
2006

American Endocrinologist known for her public challenges to society's myths about the physiological—especially hormonal—differences between the genders as they relate to political and social roles

Author Quotes

Maleness is a biological risk factor.

In man, the shedding of blood is always associated with injury, disease, or death. Only the female half of humanity was seen to have the magical ability to bleed profusely and still rise phoenix-like each month from the gore.

Now, I like testosterone. Every home should have some. But it becomes damaging as a man gets older. I'm trying to help men live longer, although I'm not sure all of them deserve it.

Men were designed for short, nasty, brutal lives. Women are designed for long, miserable ones.

As an endocrinologist in good standing, I was startled to learn that ovarian hormones are toxic to brain cells.

Women’s chains have been forged by men, not by anatomy.

Author Picture
First Name
Estelle R.
Last Name
Ramey, born Stella Rosemary Rubin
Birth Date
1917
Death Date
2006
Bio

American Endocrinologist known for her public challenges to society's myths about the physiological—especially hormonal—differences between the genders as they relate to political and social roles