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The constellation of surgical and medical therapies intended to physically change a person from one sexual phenotype to the other
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sex change

Sexual reassignment, see there.
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Patient discussion about sex change

Q. im looking to become a female for my lover i want to do this i have been wanting to do this all m life? I LOVE TO WARE DRESSES HIGH HELS MAKE UP AND SEXY BED ROOM CLOTHING TO .I HAVE A GRIL FRIEND AND A BOY FRIEND I LOVE THEM BOTH AND WE ALL THINK I SHOULD DO IT ?

A. They did have a question, it was what do we think they should do. I would say that this person needs to seek a professional opinion. Having a sex change is no laughing matter and take a lot of time. They have to first prove to a psychiatrist that this is how they want to live their life. Then they need to live as the gender they plan on changing to for a year.

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A report by prison monitors has warned staff need more training to deal with sex change issues in jail.
In the benthic goby Coryphopterus glaucofraenum, waterborne chemicals produced by conspecific females increase the probability of sex change in visually isolated females; yet visual cues also play a role in sex change (Cole and Shapiro, 1995).
If the High Administrative Court rules in their favour on December 31 it means they will be eligible to undergo a sex change operation abroad, and legally change their name and gender.
As 21- year- old Assamese youth Bidhan Barua prepares to put his manhood under the scalpel and surgically metamorphose into a cutesy woman, Bollywood's famous transvestite actor Bobby Darling advised him to stay away from the irreversible sex change operation -- at least for the time being.
Sex change operations have normally been conducted on those with some male and some female characteristics.
Around 400 sex change operations take place in the UK each year.
SEX change Scots have cost the NHS almost pounds 2million - with dozens of ops paid for every year.
Lothian police have announced that officers who have a sex change will recieve two years' full pay while off.
Big Brother housemate Nadia's sex change secret may have been discovered by two of her fellow contestants.
Six people who have undergone sex change operations have demanded courts allow them to register their new genders on their family registers and thus official documents, one of them said Thursday.
Now let's get really radical and go all the way to a sex change? Whoo-hoo!'