What is post op transsexual?
Transsexuals are usually either “pre-op” or “post-op”. It’s pretty self explanatory really. Pre-op means PRE-OPERATION and post-op means POST OPERATION. There’s a lot of steps involved in transsexuality. It’s not like you can just pop into the hospital one day, have surgery on your genitals and come out the next day to come home to “It’s a GIRL!!” banners. It’s not that simple. There’s a long process called the Harry Benjamin Standards of Care that usually has to be followed. First is a series of therapy appointments in which a psychiatrist or psychologist determines that the person has GID or Gender Identity Disorder. This diagnosis is what needs to be documented and taken to either a doctor or an endocrinologist to begin hormone therapy. For bio-men wishing to become women, they take estrogen, and for bio-women wishing to become men, they take testosterone. Then there’s a lot of hormone level monitoring, blood tests, physical exams, ect ect. Then, the HBSC (Harry Benjamin) says that