do you think you are telling someone else what surgery they can and can’t have? That would make you no better than the pro-life brigade trying to stop women from having abortions.
If mavi decides that surgery is the right thing for him / her, then that’s got nothing to do with you. He / she is intersex, and medically speaking is neither fully male nor female. How he / she decides to express him / her self is upto him / her and no one else.
Less than 50 physicians worldwide are willing to provide transgender surgical “sex reassignment” or “sex change” procedures, and as the few existing practitioners retire, no one is replacing them. Modern cosmetic and reconstructive surgeons at large are opting not to do these procedures, even when they are state mandated and funded.
Now, insurers are struggling to fulfill state mandates covering transgender surgical procedures for men that are excluded for women based on sex discrimination. Transgender state medical mandates pushed by lobbyists insist that procedures such as breast implants and “face lifts” are medically necessary for men who wish to look more like women, while denying coverage for those same procedures to actual women. Transgender advocates have successfully lobbied for such government provided “care” on the grounds that without such procedures men may become depressed or abuse alcohol or other substances, and that such men have a state-protected right to…
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