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'Gender Confirmation Surgery': What's In A Name?

Loren S. Schechter, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Posted 06.20.2012 | Gay Voices
Loren S. Schechter, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Most if not all the other names used for the procedure suggest that a person is making a choice to switch genders. This is not about choice; it's about using surgery as one of the therapeutic tools to enable people to be comfortable with their gendered self.

Cuba's First Transgender Wedding

AP | PETER ORSI | Posted 10.13.2011 | World

HAVANA — A gay man and a woman whose sex-change operation was paid for by the state tied the knot Saturday in a first-of-its-kind wedding for Cu...

Soldier's Sex Change Causes Army To Re-Think Policy

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An army captain's choice to undergo a sex change operation has forced Australia to re-consider what some have called a longtime ban on transgender sol...

Sex Change Surgery, Expenses Are Tax Deductible, Tax Court Rules

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BOSTON — The U.S. Tax Court ruled Tuesday that a Massachusetts woman should be allowed to deduct the costs of her sex-change operation, a decisi...