Former Wikileaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning shared a photo from her hospital bed this weekend celebrating successful gender reassignment surgery. She was inundated with messages of congratulations on Twitter from well-wishers and more than 30, people have liked her post. The year-old former US army analyst has been hailed both a hero and traitor for leaking more than , US military and State Department documents to WikiLeaks in She served seven years in prison but has been free for more than a year after Barack Obama commuted her year sentence in one of his final acts as US president. At the time of her arrest, she was known as Private Bradley Manning but in , she came out as transgender, undergoing gender transition while in prison.
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German teenager Kim Petras who became the world's youngest transsexual after undergoing an operation at the age of just 16 says she can't wait for the summer so she can try out a whole new wardrobe of tight fitting clothes. The pop singer - born Tim - is well known in Germany for having started hormone replacement therapy as part of her gender transition by the age of Now 16, she completed Gender Reassignment Surgery in November, according to a posting on her blog. Switch: Kim Petras is currently the world's youngest transsexual after having gender reassignment surgery earlier this year at the age of The families wander from one psychiatrist to the next.
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Images by Ashley Goodall. There are lots of milestones separating adolescence from adulthood, but few carry the same gravity as sex. Losing your virginity feels significant because it affirms how you feel about others, but also, crucially, how you feel about yourself. And for people who are transitioning, a first post-op sexual encounter can be even more about self-discovery, with ramifications that can be life changing. Here, three people describe in their own words their first intimate experience after gender affirmation surgery.
A YOUNG woman born without a vagina can now have sex, after doctors performed a life-changing op to create a man-made vaginal canal using a skin graft from her bottom. Devan Merck discovered at the age of 12 that she had been born with no vaginal canal, a malformed uterus and no cervix. But after the surgery to create a "man-made" vagina Devan and her husband Trent, from Georgia, can enjoy a healthy sex life. Every month she would suffer excruciating cramps, but doctors were unconcerned and said it was the beginning of her periods. Three years later, sixteen-year-old Devan went on to have a procedure to "make" her a vagina so she was able to have sex.