One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A change in a person's physical sexual characteristics, typically by surgery and hormone treatment.
- ‘But due to her sex change operation, the obligation will most likely be waived.’
- ‘The letter was a recommendation that a sex change be performed on the patient.’
- ‘Myron has decided, for reasons we do not know, to have a sex change operation and become Myra.’
- ‘The sex change genital surgery for male transsexuals differs greatly from that for female transsexuals.’
- ‘And this branch of government petitions the court to permit a child to have a sex change.’
- ‘Men switching gender identity have to live as women for 12 months before a sex change operation can be considered.’
- ‘At the time Jake asked me to photograph his sex change in 1996, his name was Deb.’
- ‘The man says he needs the money to help finance a sex change operation!’
- ‘Eighteen months ago Gill was a man, before she underwent a sex change.’
- ‘He not only divorced his fourth wife but also underwent a sex change.’
- ‘She had undergone a complete sex change operation, which her husband knew before marrying her.’
- ‘He'd never given any indication of disapproving of my sex change.’
- ‘Furthermore, Miller claimed, Larry was taking female hormones in preparation for a sex change operation.’
- ‘She will live as a woman for 12 months before deciding whether to have a sex change operation.’
- ‘I am positive that it is the same person because she still has the same face and I've heard that this person has had a sex change.’
- ‘The sex change (or gender realignment as they prefer to call it) proved no great problem.’
- ‘Mark is due to have a sex change operation next week and he wishes to know whether or not this will make the marriage null and void.’
- ‘Courts in Australia have previously legally recognised a sex change for the purposes of the criminal law and Social Security law.’
- ‘The reason she had left him was because he had a sex change operation and was a drug addict.’
- ‘I can't imagine a tougher choice to make than the one to have a sex change operation.’
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