I have scrubbed in on gender-reassignment surgery
. It is lengthy, complex, risky--and expensive.
Coombs said Manning was seeking hormone therapy, but not gender-reassignment surgery
Another problem is of fertility-blocking puberty in boys before mature sperm have had the chance to develop removes the option of freezing sperm in case they later decide they want to start a family after undergoing gender-reassignment surgery
In his opinion, Advocate-General Jacobs begins by stating that by analogy with existing ECJ case-law, the Directive applies to situations where a person suffers discrimination concerning the duration of entitlement to a statutory old-age pension as a result of undergoing gender-reassignment surgery
. He then suggests that the correct comparator - the person with whom the applicant's situation must be compared - is a female person whose identity is not the result of gender-reassignment surgery
Cases that have ended badly include that of Christie Littleton in Texas, where an appeals court ruled in 1999 that she could not bring a wrongful death suit after her husband, Jonathon, died; even though she had undergone gender-reassignment surgery, the court deemed Littleton male and her marriage invalid.
A Republican-backed bill that decreed that, for the purpose of marriage, gender is assigned at birth and cannot be changed even after gender-reassignment surgery, died in the legislature.
Beautiful Boxer: The true story of Thai teenager Nong Toom, who grew up knowing she was a girl trapped in a boy's body and raised money for gender-reassignment surgery
by becoming a kick-boxing champion.
After the 68-year-old activist had gender-reassignment surgery
in October 2001, she was rejected by more than 100 companies, who refused to provide her with the lower-cost policy offered to women.
Gay themes are woven into the show seamlessly, with Roma Maffia playing the clinic's lesbian anesthetist and with upcoming plot strands including gender-reassignment surgery
and the discovery by a character's son that his girlfriend is a lesbian.
23): Helen Shaver (still a gay and lesbian favorite from Desert Hearts) plays Max's (Richard Dreyfuss) best friend, Steve--who is just back from gender-reassignment surgery
, as Erica.
Now she's used her savings to cover the bill for the gender-reassignment surgery
she had scheduled for May 4.
In a tender scene with Hubley, she recalls her gender-reassignment surgery
in Denmark, speaks of the wife and young daughter she left behind, and says she changed her sex "because I wanted the friendship of women." Playing a transsexual could veer into overacting, but Dukakis underplays it, just as she did in the original Tales.