i want a sex change how do i go about this?
i had a phone call and my little brother came into my room and post this question, lol ignore it
- ♥♥ LOVE GURU ♥♥Lv 61 decade agoFavorite Answer
It depends where you live. Most places now require you to be at least 16-years-old, and you must consult a psychiatrist who deals with gender identity. You must then live as the opposite sex for a minimum of one-year.
Some places do suggest that you undergo hormone replacement therapy also known as HRT. This does not mean using hormone creams you buy online, because those are a gimmick and in some cases are unsafe. Rather, you should consult a physician and undergo medically supervised treatment.
Once you have been authorized by your doctors, you have a few options. You can undergo the gender reassignment surgery, also known as SRS, in stages, which is advised, or you can have it done all at once. Some people prefer to have this done in places like Thailand or Brazil, where this procedure is common, although for best results you may want to consider an American medical provider, since their standard of care is higher, than you'd find in other countries.
Your physicians can inform you of all your clinical options. You may also want to address legal concerns. Many places you can change your birth certificate beginning at 16, although some places do make you wait till you are older. You'll want to do this, so that you can legally be classified as the opposite sex. Changing this document will also impact your drivers license, passport, and other legal documents. It will also impact medical records. You may also want to consult a lawyer to inform you of your legal rights during your transition. Many anti-discrimination laws have been passed to prevent employers, landlords, schools and other institutions from discriminating against you, especially during your transition. You have rights, and you need to make sure you're aware of those rights.
It is recommended that you continue therapy even after your SRS and HRT. Often psychological problems arise both during transition and post-op, and you'll want to address these problems and resolve them.
You may also want to consider joining a support group. While a doctor may be able to help, a support group will be a more long-term solution and may even provide you with friends and a sense of community.
Being transgendered isn't as unusual as it once was. For example there are multiple transgender individuals in government, and a few months ago, American President Obama appointed a transgendered woman to the position of Senior Technical Advisor to the Department of Commerce. Her name is Amanda Simpson and, until recently, she was a political activist. Cnet.com, which is a tech-news website also has a transgendered woman on staff, named Ina Fried. Ina was Ian, when she began writing for the news source. She now is the senior journalist covering Microsoft. I guess what I'm trying to say is, that you have options in life after your transition. Some people live very successful lives.
Best of luck in life and love. :-)
- drydenLv 43 years ago
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- 1 decade ago
if you are serious, then you will raise the money first. then seek out the best doctors. depending whether you are m to f, or f to m, may dictate a different doctor. if f to m, i'd go to the actual m to f doctor in colorado, i forget her name, but she is well known, she was a man once, she has done like a 1000 operations, and is an artist as well as a pro. then decide once again if this is what you really want. then decide once again.
but you need the money first, since regular health insurance will not pay for non necessary surgical/cosmetic procedures . .then, decisions are much easier to make after that . .
if you are serious, then i wish you the best.
- 1 decade ago
the best way to begin is speak to your GP about it if you unsure remember that your GP is bound to an oath and can not laugh or talk about it but if ya not sure look up private companies on line it dose cost quite a lot though and there is a long waiting list too :(
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- JenniLv 41 decade ago
As soon as you are able, you need to contact a gender therapist. Following are some links to information and listings of therapists...
The following sites may help you find support groups...
Here are some stories and advice from transwomen...
- AnthonyLv 51 decade ago
Either a steak knife, or silly putty...depending on which sex you need to go to.
- k.Lv 41 decade ago
you talk to your doctor
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- Anonymous1 decade ago