Posts tagged "sex change"

Cher Sometimes Calls Her Son Chaz Bono “Her”

"If I woke up tomorrow in a guy’s body, I would just kick and scream and cry and f**king rob a bank, because I cannot see myself as anything but who I am — a girl. I would not take it as well as Chaz has. I couldn’t imagine it. ... She’s a very smart…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 2, 2010

Bulgarian Man Having A Sex Change To Look Like Lady Gaga

Penio Daskalov, a 24-year-old aspiring pop star and cast member of Bulgarian "Big Brother," is having a sex change and full cosmetic surgery to look like Lady Gaga. He's hoping that his transformation will be the beginning of a music career as big as Gaga's. "I've already contacted her management and told them what…
By: Ami Angelowicz / September 1, 2010

Today’s Lady News: The World’s First Gender-Less Person

A British expat has been acknowledged as the world's first "gender-less" person — on paper, at least. Norrie May-Welby, 48, of Australia, was born a man but had a sex change operation at age 28. These days May-Welby prefers to be called a "neuter" and the British birth certificate does not officially acknowledge a…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 16, 2010

A 77-Year-Old Gets A Sex Change

In the wake of Chasity Bono’s big decision to have gender reassignment surgery, a transgender center in Maryland says they are busier than ever. One client on their roster is Renee Ramsay, formerly Richard—a 77-year-old man becoming a woman. No Friskians, that was no typo: 77. But doctors say that although the sex-change surgery…
By: Ami Angelowicz / July 28, 2009

16-Year-Old Undergoes Sex Change

Kim Petras has a lot going on in her life, and she's only a teenager. She was signed to a record label and released a CD; her first single, "Last Forever," became popular on MySpace and YouTube; she works as a model; oh, and she also had a sex change. Kim Petras use to be…
By: Persia Ali / February 6, 2009

Monday Quickies!

Muffin Top: Why yes, there IS such a thing as too small! [College Candy] A domestic violence activist was killed by her ex-boyfriend this weekend. [Feministing] Important questions to ask in a relationship, without sounding like a psycho. [Boinkology] How not to become a desperate housewife. [Guardia…
By: Annika Harris / July 7, 2008

Sex Changes And Job Perks

Besides the people, of course, the thing that makes work bearable are the perks -- free coffee and tea if the company’s cheap, all the way to yoga classes and dry cleaning if the company is generously loaded. (I would greatly appreciate the latter, as I just spent $130 at my cleaner’s.) But, if you’re…
By: Catherine Strawn / February 8, 2008