Gender benders. Endocrine disruptors. Hormonally active agents. Those are the names for the growing list of chemicals that scientists believe mimic hormones and cause serious health problems, including the feminization of males. (Yes, that makes everyone want to cross their legs.) Top on the list of suspects are Bisphenol A, Phthalates, and PBDEs---which are all so widespread they are virtually unavoidable. Bisphenol A is in some plastic containers, Phthalates are in many cosmetics and air fresheners, and PBDEs are in the flame retardants that are added to a range of products from electronics to bedding.