I realize different people will draw different conclusions about the people who make the difficult decision to go back. I just feel you should see the stories of those who regret their transition.
Alexis Arquette Even well-known and talented transgender individuals with a full life, embraced and accepted, go back to presenting as their birth sex. From an article at The Hollywood Reporter: Nor does a sex-change.
All you can do is adopt these superficial characteristics but the biology will never change. Chelsea going back after 7 years Seven years ago, Matthew, a male drag queen, became Chelsea.
Now Chelsea wants to become Matthew again. In the article published Oct. Even then I don't feel I look like a proper woman. Britain's youngest sex swap patient shows emotional upheaval After all the favorable publicity in the US about children "needing" sex change treatment, it's refreshing to read that it is not "happily ever after. The following is an excerpt from the article Oct.
Although Ms Cooper underwent a thorough psychological assessment and counseling at Hull Royal Infirmary prior to starting her sex change therapy she has suffered such torment living as a women that she has tried to commit suicide twice. She told told the Sunday Mirror: One minute I feel moody and the next minute I feel really happy. Daily Mail The insanity of hormone blockers for kids One controversial treatment for children with gender dysphoria is the administration of drugs called hormone blockers to delay puberty.
The practice is gaining traction without any scientific proof that it is appropriate or effective, and despite the evidence that it can be harmful: Most children with gender dysphoria will not remain gender dysphoric after puberty. A search for one hormone blocker, Lupron, shows that people are reporting serious long-term, debilitating side effects from having used the drug.
Given these facts, why would anyone inject these drugs into children? Doctors and parents want to help the child cope with the distress he or she is experiencing.
Is relief of adolescent distress really worth the risk? Most will grow out of the dysphoria. Isn't there some way to work through the distress than experimenting on our children?
I've been reporting about the widespread regret for years while everyone in the media says regret is rare. The Belgrade Center for Genital Reconstructive Surgery says that they have received requests for reversal surgery. If sex change regret is so rare, why are so many requesting reversal surgery? If sex change regret is so rare, why are surgeons offering reversal surgery? These surgeons are known to perform the reversal surgery: Stan Monstrey, Universitair Ziekenhuis Dr. I have lived and worked as a surgically altered man trying to play the part of a woman for six years.
I spared no expense at trying to make it work. I had lived in so much pain for so long that I was desperate Some might say I was experiencing post-op depression, but it was definitely more than that.
The SRY is the main sex-determining gene. AZF a, b and C are genes for male infertility. Transsexuals do not even have a smidgeon of abnormality there. The DAX1 and androgen receptor genes were theorized to cause transsexualism since they can lead to intersex and can turn a person with a normal Y chromosome into a XY woman.
Yet there is no alteration in these genes in any of the transsexuals.