gender reassignment surgery
How Learning to Love My Vagina Affirmed My Manhood
For Buck Angel, having sex as a "woman" never felt right—but having sex as a man with a vagina has been liberating (and fun as hell).
How to Build a Penis
Surgeons explain the slow, careful process.
What It's Like to Get Gender-Affirmation Surgery
"Once I was numb from the Novocain and the continual sight of my own blood, I had no problem handing him instruments, applying pressure with gauze, or holding my would-be shaft at a certain angle while he stitched, cut, or cauterized."
How a Homophobic Country Became a Go-To Spot for Gender Reassignment Surgery
Serbia's cheap medical tourism industry has attracted trans people from across the world—but local trans people find themselves left out in the cold.
Dispelling the Myths About Trans People 'Detransitioning'
Stories about trans people looking to reverse their surgeries are far more complicated than tabloid headlines would have you believe.
A Doctor in Serbia Plans to Change Her Gender to Protest Retirement Law
The doctor is being forced into retirement because she turned 60, the age at which women must retire in Servia. Men can work until they're 65.
Juliet Jacques and Sheila Heti Talk About Writing, Feminism, and Life After Gender Reassignment Surgery
An excerpt from Jacques's new book, "Trans."
My Cat's Brush With Life-Saving Gender Reassignment Surgery
The doctors said that in order to save my cat's life, they would have to give him a vagina.