The denial by mainstream scientists that sex is binary is of the same cloth as the denial that human life starts at conception and the denial that intelligent design is evident in living things.
Unstated, but perhaps a contributing factor, was the increasing prosperity we have enjoyed in country in recent years.
This, of course, comes on top of kudos Dr. Eberlin had already received from, among others, no fewer than three Nobel Prize-winning scientists.
Obviously, this is a subject that bears directly on the Darwin debate. Evolution skeptics were the canary in this particular coal mine.
In a 2005 article, Michael Powell begins by half-apologetically acknowledging that his newspaper has, in the editorial pages, taken a harsher view of ID than he evidently does.