Tag: SRS

GRS: More than a little penectomy, orchiectomy, and vaginoplasty

| Sep 19, 2016 | Reply

Canadians have the advantage of getting their healthcare taken care of by their government. There is no need for health insurance in Canada as each citizen has government paid healthcare. But, and you knew there just might be a “but,” trans people in Canada can get their GRS covered — and nothing more. The government plan does not pay for removal of testes, hormones, breast implants, trachea shaves or voice surgery. Linda Jensen tells the story of one woman, along with several comments from other trans women, and lays out the case for the health plan to cover more.

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Just Why do Many T-girls Head to Thailand for GRS?

| Aug 3, 2015 | 2 Replies

Despite it being possible to have any and all necessary surgery in the US or one of the European countries, many trans women opt to come to Thailand–but why? Christine Burr has a number of reasons why people make the trek to Thailand to complete their transition.

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Miami Surgeon Offers Discount GRS

| Jul 13, 2015 | Reply

It’s mid-year and we just celebrated perhaps the most important holiday in US history.  Let’s do something special. Dr. Harold M. Reed’s office is offering the next 5 vaginoplasty patients a surgical fee of $5,000 each.  Some additional expenses will be incurred such as anesthesia, travel, supplies, and hotel stay.  To qualify as a surgical […]

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Transgender Telethon

| Jan 13, 2014 | Reply

This month The Artist D kicks a bit at kick starter fundraising on the Internet. It seems that everyone in need of money for every imaginable reason is jumping on the Web to set up a crow funding campaign. Are they all just digital beggars? The Artist D is a proud cyber whore who gave her web cam viewers value for their largesse. Is it wrong that now people just ask for the cash? Find out what The Artist D thinks and read Transgender Telethon.

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TG Teens Require a Different Pre-Surgery Protocol

| Oct 28, 2013 | Reply

Dr. Sherman Leis talks about treating TG teens. Because transgender teens are in the middle of experiencing puberty, transitioning strategy for them is not the same as for adult TGs. Special protocols are necessary for teens to delay normal early pubertal changes, and then to add hormones appropriate to their true mental and emotional gender in order for them to experience a puberty congruent with their desired gender.

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