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Originally posted by marg6043
I cherish my womanhood and I can only imagine how could it be to be in a male body feeling like a woman.
Originally posted by tothetenthpower
But in all seriouness, 16 IS NOT old enough to know that you want to change your body for the rest of your life. This could be a simple case of Identity Crisis created by stress from this girls' career.
Under German law, sex change surgery isn't allowed until a person turns 18 but Petras convinced doctors when she was 12 that she should have the operation.
Originally posted by VIKINGANT
It is one thing if he was born hemaphroditic and a choice had to be made, but to have had to convince psychologists that he needed the surgery is just wrong by my books.
Originally posted by resistor
Being hermaphroditic does not necessarily mean you have to choose to have surgery Vik. My understanding is that it’s rather rare for them to have surgery.
Originally posted by Leto
Male-to-female sex change operation requires the amputation of the penis, so I'd say this isn't a publicity stunt.
Originally posted by asmeone2
And when I said mental disorder I meant it in the context of, this is not something that they can choose to stop, just like it would be absurd to tell an autistic or clinically retarded child to "just act normal."