gender reassignment


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gender reassignment

n
(Surgery) male-to-female or female-to-male transformation involving surgery and hormone treatment
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According to Act 49 of 2003 (the Alteration of Sex Description and Sex Status Act) 'Any person whose sexual characteristics have been altered by surgical or medical treatment or by evolvement through natural development resulting in gender reassignment, or any person who is intersexed, may apply to the Director General of the National Department of Home Affairs for the alteration of the sex description on his or her birth register'.
The Bill sets out to create a fairer society for all, combating discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.
Recently, Chaz Bono, child of Sonny and Cher, came out as trans and announced his decision to begin gender reassignment. An intricate process, female-to-male transition involves many important steps to consider, and while Chaz hasn't gone into detail about what therapies or procedures he may undergo, I recently interviewed Dale, a transgender man, about the decisions he's made.
Top West Yorkshire cops were puzzled after their annual survey revealed 300 members of staff had undergone or were in the process of undergoing "gender reassignment".
Born a woman, he underwent gender reassignment surgery before conceiving by donor insemination.
"All sorts of comments are made about gender reassignment surgery, and how money that could be used for one procedure is being wasted by the NHS, but it is impossible to compare one treatment with another."
With the help of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, "gender-identity experts" and a Canadian trans-sexual support organization, Synthia Kavanagh, then known as Richard Chaperon, convinced corrections officials in 1999 that he was really a woman, needed "gender reassignment surgery" and housing in a women's prison.
But two weeks ago, the Met introduced the new policy document, stating that those undergoing gender reassignment must not be discriminated against and should be 'proactively' supported by forces.
She said: 'The Sex Discrimination Act was amended to protect from discrimination in the workplace those individuals who are in the process of, have or intend to undergo gender reassignment.
Blue Cross and the IRS take a dim view of gender reassignment surgery.
The Prison Officers' Association said they had "concerns" about the implications of prisoners who are undergoing gender reassignment.
The Attorney General has asked the Law Reform Commission to review particular aspects of WA's gender reassignment laws, as they relate to people who identify as intersex, or who do not identify as male or female.