Speaking on a panel before a small crowd gathered at the Heritage Foundation Thursday, Walt Heyer, a man who formerly lived and identified as a transgender woman named Laura for eight years. He underwent surgery in and spoke of his experience of being psychologically abused and how that contributed to significant discomfort with his body. This is now playing out on a massive scale, he said, and the medical establishment is pushing these dangerous hormonal treatments and surgical interventions on thousands of young people. Heyer is the founder of Sex Change Regret and is reportedly hearing from many more people who now feel as he does.
Transgender sex change regret: Transitioning won't heal real issues
Transsexual people experience a gender identity that is inconsistent with their assigned sex and desire to permanently transition to the sex or gender with which they identify, usually seeking medical assistance including sex reassignment therapies , such as hormone replacement therapy and sex reassignment surgery to help them align their body with their identified sex or gender. Transsexual is a subset of transgender ,    but some transsexual people reject the label of transgender. Norman Haire reported that in ,  Dora R of Germany began a surgical transition, under the care of Magnus Hirschfeld , which ended in with a successful genital reassignment surgery. In , Hirschfeld supervised the second genital reassignment surgery to be reported in detail in a peer-reviewed journal, that of Lili Elbe of Denmark. In , Hirschfeld introduced the German term "Transsexualismus",  after which David Oliver Cauldwell introduced "transsexualism" and "transsexual" to English in and Cauldwell appears to be the first to use the term to refer to those who desired a change of physiological sex.
Ex-transgender man who had their nipples removed believes he is an agender alien
Please refresh the page and retry. The Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, which runs the UK's only gender identity development service GIDS for children, is being sued over concerns that youngsters are being given "experimental treatment" without adequate assessments. The landmark case centres around a bid to stop the NHS prescribing "experimental" puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones to children who wish to undergo gender reassignment. Earlier this month The Telegraph reported that Susan Evans, 62, a former psychiatric nurse at the Trust, was the lead claimant in the case along with Mrs A. However it can now be revealed that Keira Bell, a former Tavistock patient who is unemployed and lives in the Cambridge area, is taking her place as the lead claimant in the High Court challenge.
An ex-trans person once identified as transgender but now considers themselves cisgender. The term is a spin-off of " ex-gay. The wider concept behind being ex-trans is that a person believes that trans behavior is sinful and a transgender identity is the root problem, so they try to change their gender identity. This attempt at change happens through either personal resolve, prayer, or especially reparative therapy.