Topics :: Gender reassignment surgery
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By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Dec 21, 2013
The Philadelphia Center for Transgender Surgery’s founder Dr. Sherman Leis says that as people come to terms with gender dysphoria earlier, new surgery protocols are needed for trans teens.
By Meg Kinnard | Wednesday May 15, 2013
A couple filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the state of South Carolina for what they say was an unnecessary sexual assignment surgery performed on a toddler they later adopted.
By Andrew Clark | Tuesday Jan 15, 2013
Rather than travel abroad for expensive surgery or taking risks with self-administered work, the transgender community can turn to Dr. Sherman Leis, a world-renowned surgeon and the founder of The Philadelphia Center for Transgender Surgery.
By Lindsay Tanner | Monday Feb 20, 2012
A growing number of teens and even children who believe they were born into the wrong sex are getting medical treatment as early as the onset of puberty. Some urge caution & raise ethics issues; others, very supportive, cite "gender identity disorder."
By Michael Gormley | Saturday Oct 1, 2011
A day after an advisory panel raised the idea of using Medicaid to pay for transgender surgery, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s health department dropped it.
By Jane Fugal | Friday Nov 27, 2009
Thailand has issued rules making sex change surgery more difficult including a requirement that potential candidates cross-dress for a year over fears that some patients are rushing into the operation
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Aug 24, 2009
A transwoman in Newport, South Wales, was so determined to shed her male identity that she took up cutting implements and did the job herself in the family bathroom.
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