sex-change operation

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Synonyms for sex-change operation

surgical procedures and hormonal treatments designed to alter a person's sexual characteristics so that the resemble those of the opposite sex

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It concluded that the practice of using hormones and sex reassignment surgery to treat GD in adults is based on "very low" quality of evidence:
testimony that genital sex reassignment surgery does not change sex; it
Numerous phalloplasty techniques exist for construction of the penis in transgender males electing to undergo sex reassignment surgery, and in cis-gender males with penile malformation or absence secondary to trauma, malignancy, or congenital abnormality (Babaei, Safarinejad, Farrokhi, & Iran-Pour, 2010; Salgado, Chim, Tang, Monstrey, & Mardini, 2011; Selvaggi & Bellringer, 2011).
Today in Argentina, same-sex marriage is legal, same-sex couples have full adoption rights, and the Gender Identity Law, passed in 2012, includes sex reassignment surgery and hormone therapy as part of public and private health care plans.
According to a complaint filed by Manning, she asked that a treatment plan consider three types of measures: ''real life experience,'' a regimen in which the person tries dressing and living in the new gender; hormone therapy, which changes some physical traits such as breast and hair growth; and sex reassignment surgery.
In Saskatchewan, a person can change the sex designation on their birth certificate only if they have had sex reassignment surgery.
3] For individuals with the condition, sex reassignment surgery can significantly improve their quality of life.
She originally paid for her treatment privately but was then referred to an NHS specialist who recommended sex reassignment surgery.
The movie, "Normal," tells the story of a Midwestern factory worker who stuns her wife of 25 years by saying she wishes to undergo sex reassignment surgery and transition to living as a woman.
The newspaper noted that five other Oklahoma county judges who deal with name-change requests said they have no issue with changes for people who are undergoing sex reassignment surgery.
Paul McHugh, psychiatrist-in-chief at JH Hospital and professor of psychiatry at the university, JH Hospital ceased doing sex reassignment surgery.
The tall, beautiful blonde told the media that she had considered herself a female since she was 4 years old, had begun hormone treatment at 14, and had sex reassignment surgery at 19.
One of the most celebrated figures has been Christine Jorgensen, and not without good reason; when the news announced in late 1952 that the former GI had undergone sex reassignment surgery in Denmark, it created a maelstrom of media attention and introduced many Americans to the concept of transsexuality.