sex change operation


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sex change operation

n.
The modification of a person's biological sex characteristics by surgery and hormone treatment to produce those of the opposite sex.
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Sex change operations are not common in conservative Egypt.
but she is still waiting for a sex change operation and is pleading with experts at Sandyford's Gender Clinic to help her achieve her dream.
"The medical examiner does not choose if the two women will undergo a sex change operation, he only examines them and records their medical situation."
According to Bulgaria's Penal Code, a sex change operation might be classified as the crime of impairing a person's procreative fuctions, thus mandating a special court permission for each single case.
Two years ago, Rehana underwent a sex change operation and acquired female organs.
The surgeon ruled out the possibility of friction between doctors and committee members, explaining that "the sex change operation is a very special and sensitive issue that usually needs a lot of consultations and opinions."
PC Connection refused to hire a job applicant because the job-seeker had a sex change operation, according to a lawsuit filed earlier this month in U.S.
It is based on the true story of Nong Toom (Asanee Suwan), a poor boy from rural Thailand whose only hope of raising the money to pay for a sex change operation is to enter the ring as a professional kickboxer.
The GAO testified that one man used FEMA assistance money for a sex change operation. It did not say whether he applied for more assistance under his new, female identity.
A Whitby woman died after taking a drug overdose a year after having a sex change operation, an inquest was told.
1952: A former member of the US armed forces, George Jorgenson, became the first person to undergo a sex change operation. 1988: Benazir Bhutto was named as the first female prime minister of a Muslim country when she was elected in Pakistan.
''It has been difficult for the defendant to have stable dating relationships because of gender identity disorder and that was a major cause of the defendant's addiction to drugs,'' Presiding Judge Yoshimichi Takikawa said of the 26-year-old woman, who was born a male but had a sex change operation at the age of 16.