gender reassignment surgery

Sex

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).
Buck Angel
3.20.18
LGBTQ

How to Build a Penis

Surgeons explain the slow, careful process.
s.e. smith
10.17.17
Health

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."
Chris Edwards
10.4.16
transgender

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.
Aleks Eror
1.5.16
Stuff

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.
Amber Roberts
11.17.15
Europe

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.
Lucie Aubourg
10.14.15
Stuff

Juliet Jacques and Sheila Heti Talk About Writing, Feminism, and Life After Gender Reassignment Surgery

An excerpt from Jacques's new book, "Trans."
Juliet Jacques
9.15.15
Stuff

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.
Josh Androsky
1.16.15