TRANSANITY: Surgery Gives Patients Male AND Female Genitalia
View Source | November 16, 2022 10:53 am
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- A growing trend in transgender surgery is “affirming” patients who request surgery to either remove their genitals, or to have both male and female genitalia.
- A recent Vice article highlighted a biologically female “non-binary” person who received a ““vagina-preserving phalloplasty,” which means a surgically constructed “penis” was added onto her body.
- Despite high complication rates, this type of surgery is becoming more common, making up about 30% of phalloplasties performed at The Crane Center for Transgender Surgery in Austin, TX.
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