sex reassignment surgery

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sex reassignment surgery

sex reassignment surgery

Surgical treatment to alter the external appearance in the direction of the opposite sex. It is rarely performed but is sometimes justified in the case of people with ambiguous genitalia or in the case of some TRANSSEXUALS who are convinced that they are of the wrong anatomical sex.
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A former friend of Bithell's who contacted the Chronicle but wanted to remain anonymous said: "I can't believe Len is complaining he can't afford a sex-change operation when he had all that money going through his hands.
What must the victim's family think about pounds 32,000 being spent on a sex-change operation for a convicted murderer?
Mark Savage, aged 48, resigned as the vicar of St Cuthbert's Church in Bedlington, Northumberland, last week after ten years in the post and hopes to go ahead with hormone treatment and a sex-change operation.
It was her family who eventually came up with the money for Lauren to have her sex-change operation in London.
The plaintiff is one of six people who have undergone sex-change operations and filed lawsuits in May last year challenging the government's gender registry policy.
I'm looking forward to sharing my experience with the college students of undergoing a sex-change operation and the various problems that transsexuals face, such as altering gender in our family registers,'' Masae Torai said.
The police said they had earlier identified the victim as a woman, but later discovered scars from a sex-change operation, leading them to classify the victim as a man.
In The Third Memory, 2000, he restages the bank heist depicted in Sidney Lumet's 1975 Dog Day Afternoon, which starred Al Pacino as John Wojtowicz--the good-looking young robber who risked his life to pay for his lover's sex-change operation.
Because of his sex-change operation the club already had a female member.
16, Japan's first legal sex-change operation on a woman began at Saitama Medical College.
In a bizarre scenario evoking the sci-fi films of the 1950s, the fungus performs a sex-change operation on female catchfly plants, causing them to abort their ovaries and develop stamens -- male sex organs that normally produce pollen.
Mumbai A 21-year-old man from Guwahati caused a major stir at the Bombay High Court premises yesterday after threatening to commit suicide after judges refused to hear his petition seeking a ruling compelling his parents to allow him to undergo a sex-change operation.