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Sex Change HospitalSex Change Hospital is a six part series based in Trinidad, Colorado, the sex change capital of the world.

Each one hour episode is a self-contained journey following 2 people as they take the final step in their transition from one gender to another.

Dr. Marci Bowers performs the surgeries and calls upon her own experiences as a transgender woman to guide her patients as they go through the ultimate life changing procedure.

From retired grandfathers to construction workers, businessman to office managers, each shares their unique story of how they came to terms with their sexuality.

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LadyBoss
LadyBoss
8 years ago

Some people are so blunt and short-sighted, it makes me sick ! These people are living with a feeling they do not belong, they are wierd, and a body that doesn't 'fit'. I'm glad they can be helped and operated on. Some kids are just 3 years old and they KNOW that their sexe isn't right. Some people think the parents are talking them into it, i think that's not true. I LOVE these people and their courage !! Wish you all the best, and praying for a better, understandable and more tolerant world .. Peace ^_^

Ryan
Ryan
8 years ago

Wow!
@connie

I don't capitalize her name because she's not worthy. I'm the female to male she's referring to about "begging " for money for my sex change. For one, I didn't beg I jested. Two, we did have high medical bills because of the surgeries and the director at the time we were being filmed shown looking at bills, (not Chris) had asked us about them, which is why we were discussing them. "A real man doesn't beg" yeah right moo moo, what the heck do you know about being a real man? Oh wait...I see! You feel trapped in a woman's body too! Oh cool! Now you know how I feel. ?

erma
erma
8 years ago

@ boobsbegone: Either you don't live in Japan or you don't leave the house. There is absolutely no violence, gross intolerance, or mass hatred of those who are homosexual in a way that even comes close to countries which are supposed to be "the best", like the U.S.

Laws regarding homosexuals as couples are few and far between in Japan, because intolerance and targeting of gays is a NON ISSUE in that country.

Ffs, they sell homoerotic manga on shelves in corner stores there. They've had same-sex tv series and written works for half a century. People are just now pining for LBGT laws because it's time couples there get the couple treatment as far as taxing, housing, etc. goes. They're not fighting because they have to worry about their safety and their very lives.

ProudinUS
ProudinUS
12 years ago

No, I'm sorry, this isn't normal in the least. If you were born a man....you're always going to be a man. Same if your a women. Being different is one thing, but acting as if we should all except this freak mentality...na!
This practice is disgusting and unnatural. I can't believe they allow dr. to do these vile operations. This isn't right

randy stamey
randy stamey
12 years ago

me-randy-wants-to-change-from-a-male-to-a-felmale-

vivek k
vivek k
12 years ago

hi,sir, i'm in tamilnadu,i' in women,but i,m in men feelings,
what about that?

alishaan
alishaan
12 years ago

hw a male is converted or changed to woman? is it possible by surgery?

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Buy Generic Viagra
12 years ago

I am staying out of this one, because its a different matter.

Aleks Simeonova
Aleks Simeonova
12 years ago

I am 22 years old from Bulgaria live as a girl of 13 years my dream is to change their gender has no day in which I have not asked it to sluchi.Za now it seems to me impossible, my country is very poor here normal salary people is $ 200 a month ... I am writing this letter in hopes someone with a good heart to read it and help me if so my dream to come true my life will become meaningful and will be the happiest man in the world if someone can help my facebook: Aleks Simeonova

shauryaken
shauryaken
12 years ago

well i m seeing a lot of people here trying to change... ahem.. ahem.. their gender based on their orientation ..... so for lot of them they are worried about the expanses for them i must tell INDIA is the solution as it is DAMN CHEAP ...... and Medical advancement is of high level...... so better start packing.............

freedom14u
freedom14u
12 years ago

I'm sorry to tell you but gender is determined by chromosomes not surgical mutilation.

Ali
Ali
13 years ago

if have posibal give us name and adrees or total charges.

Ali
Ali
13 years ago

why the will no give dr numbers and hospital name

b.pavani
b.pavani
13 years ago

Goodaftenoon sir,
Iam female. I will change male please information give me?
Were is your hospital?
Hospital phonenumbers give me?
How much fees?

Connie
Connie
13 years ago

@ Jessica.

Now why would you be calling me a Hypocrite and Quoting Matthew 7:5 “You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.”

ME :If I never said anything derogatory to you personally? I am afraid my dear that you have created your own mirror image upon yourself.

Then You quote " Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone "at her.Again you casted the first stone Not I.. Again mirrors back to you about your own admittance of Sin. It is you who called it Sin not I.

Then you mistakenly write: "Now you sound like a good woman, and a conservative christian" Wrong again I am not the conservative Christian. Have you not read some of my posts? or only the ones that call up your fire of guilt?

Then you say :I could go on forever on the things in your post that go against the bible.

ME:Good cause i have alot to say against the Bible and against the way Man has used the bible.

You Worte: I’m a transgendered MTF and a christian, god made me like this to test my faith and I trust in him fully."

ME:God did not make you this way. You changed it to that way.
You didnt like it so you changed it.

You said "If it weren’t for tests like this how would we ever grow? You have had tests in your life, this is mine it will make me stronger and ready for his will in my life. God bless you hun."

ME: Again you changed it not him. If you think you are doing his will then why did you change what he already willed.Whos the Hypocrite? Who changed Gods will and who didnt trust he knew what he was doing and perhaps that was your test?

Do you really think you passed a test by doing your own will? How hard was that?

Now you spoke and I answered but this is off the subject of the Doc am
nd I already got in trouble yesterday for answering back on someones grievances to my comment and views of a Doc. So disscussion has ended.

You do whatever you want and think is best for you and Your Godself. and I will do and think what I need to.

Jessica
Jessica
13 years ago

@ connie may I refer you to Matthew 7:5 "You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother's eye." may I also refer you to John 8:7 “Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her.” also Matthew 7:1 "Judge not, that ye be not judged." Now you sound like a good woman, and a conservative christian, so I probably don't need to say this but; I could go on forever on the things in your post that go against the bible. I'm a transgendered MTF and a christian, god made me like this to test my faith and I trust in him fully. If it weren't for tests like this how would we ever grow? You have had tests in your life, this is mine it will make me stronger and ready for his will in my life. God bless you hun.

star
star
13 years ago

influence is influence, depends on how woman use it, some use the hoochie tactic to get what they want and some dont

Connie
Connie
13 years ago

@ Kristen
Now I feel bad. I should of just said what was on my mind and that was: That I enjoyed meeting you and had fun being bad. But now I better behave before I get in trouble.I got off track from the Doc's theme.
Nice meeting you.

Connie
Connie
13 years ago

@ Kristen

Don't believe Achems cause he encourages me to be bad. Honest! But now I better behave cause I am getting behind on all those other good Docs. I have had two free weeks to watch Docs when my internet and phone was suppose to be shut off.I need to make the best of the time.

Achems Razor
Achems Razor
13 years ago

I am staying out of this one, this is a chick thing!

Kristen
Kristen
13 years ago

@Connie

HAHAH! You're a gem.

Connie
Connie
13 years ago

@ Kristen
Ok ! A Hole new way to make hot popcorn for all the Docs.!

OK lets start popping :-)

Kristen
Kristen
13 years ago

@Connie

Kernels, dear. :)

Connie
Connie
13 years ago

@ Kristen
(LMAO) Is that with or without the kernals in case I want to try it someday?
I think this puts a whole new twist on the Farmer in the Dell. (hilarious)

Kristen
Kristen
13 years ago

@Connie
Corn cobs are the best. ;)

Connie
Connie
13 years ago

@ Achems
Ok 99%

Connie
Connie
13 years ago

@ Achems

(LOL) I would never do that. No , Not me, not all the time. Ok maybe only 1% of the time.

Achems Razor
Achems Razor
13 years ago

@Star:

I quote..."we were born with an incredible gift called INFLUENCE"

Let me tell you the influence you were born with, comes from the junction of your thighs, namely the "mons veneris" et al,
That a lot of women take advantage of!

star
star
13 years ago

no matter what you do or what you change, you can never reverse how you came into this world, its going to be in the back of your mind for the rest of your life, even if you do convince yourself your REALLY a woman or man it won't change the fact of others knowing who you really are. Like the man who had a baby lol even though she LOOKS like a male she is still able to conceive and be the one to berth the baby! A long time ago Woman used to be the ones fighting for equal rights to the males, Now its the MEN who want to be woman! IRONIC or what??? its BEYOND strange and amusing world we live in, its turning a lil topsy turvey!! If you don't believe your a woman or a man, CHECK YOUR EQUIPMENT ONE MORE TIME!! oh and being a woman isnt what its all cracked out to be, TRUST me if you were a woman you would know how much more difficult it is to survive, men were made for hard work and woman were made to do all the other hard stuff like all the thinking and problem solving for their husbands, we were born with an incredible gift called INFLUENCE, Woman can think about several things at a time look at things in many different ways, while males think for the moment, so if you tell them a story and then switch it to a different story to make a point, then go back to what you were first talking about, its harder for them to put it all together, WE ARE WAY TO DIFFERENT, My point is is that ther is way more things you can't change, you can change the body but not the other stuff that only woman are supposed to have, But this is my outlook, no one needs to agree, it makes me sad that their are people in the world who are not happy with themselves, Even when they do change and there happy, there will always be something else added on to their misery, but as free moral agents our choices will set the course of our life,

Connie
Connie
13 years ago

Ps @ Kristen

Jesus already knows you are getting the emails and obviously are reading them too. Its got something to do when you checked the block that says its ok to email you.

You don't have to read them and can discontinue each thread anytime you want to.
You probably know that, but in case, just reminding you , There is a choice.

Connie
Connie
13 years ago

@ Kristen,
Oh Lordy, Kristen you have me rolling on the floor in laughter, Don't you recognize an Archie bunker playwright? LOL. You say you find me offensive Hugh. LOL you havent seen me when I'm 100% deadlocked serious.
But, I bet you know alot more about corn cobs then I do, Don't you. Yes you do!

Kristen
Kristen
13 years ago

Jesus, I keep getting emails from this thread...

Connie, a corn cob could make a more valid and coherent argument than you. You're absolutely insufferable and I find you incredibly offensive.

Achems Razor
Achems Razor
13 years ago

@Connie:

I only admit in the "parody" of "your" gods, there ain't any gods in my life..
Yes , when I say substandard, I mean all humans, no one is perfect.

Plant do have their own dance to nature, but not sentient, they march to the beat of a different drummer. Yes, my plants like music, rock and roll to be precise, that is why some of mine are over 12 feet tall.

Transgender humans are not sicko's, in what way do you regard them as such?

They are an entity in a body they should not be in, it is the genes, baby, the genes.
As @Pia: says, has male and female chromosomes xxy.

Sure you have the right to believe in reincarnation, now don't forget, since you are going on this horse tangent, according to quantum physics, what you wished for just now you got, because everything will, and already has happened that you envision, so be careful what you wish for... Have fun in the fields of your dreams. (LOL)

Connie
Connie
13 years ago

@ Achems

It is a proven fact that plants strive when talked to and music played they are just as equally part of the whole system as we are.

Of coarse corn germinates. A Star isn't born either but people pay to see them.
Think poetically !
So you admit in God after all hmm and you blame them for the substandard humans.and their mistakes? hmm.. Even I did not refer to them as substandard. At least I consider them at a higher perspective.More like full fledged Sickos.

Sure, I can be a horse I have the right to believe in reincanation and should let it be known that A terrible mistake occurred and while in astral travels My cart collided with a woman and I was sent down as a woman instead of the horse I am. So now I can get my operation and become my true horsey self Just like all the girls who want to be boys and boys who want to be a sissy.

Achems Razor
Achems Razor
13 years ago

@Connie:

Are you sure that you are not a comedy writer, for one thing I did not know that vegetables could talk back and forth, please do not eat me! don't eat me! are you listening!

Peas, squash, tomatoes, wouldn't give a flying ^**1<. what they are, they are not sentient.

And corn cobs are not born, they germinate!

It is your obtuse gods that are mentally sick for creating substandard humans and then blaming them for their mistakes.

And now you think you may, or want to be a horse, an analogy I hope, than what? a human wanting to be a horse, Oh! my...Zues? that works. Ah! still a prurient nature, prurient thoughts I see Hmmm?

Connie
Connie
13 years ago

@ Achems

You said: people have to live with the realization.
I say: Thats exactly what I say. I agree they need to realize they are what they are.
Remember we are not talking about those who were born with extra stuff or double stuff as in a physically born with abnormalities. We are disagreeing about those who do not want to exept what they are.

I am not in the bad light. It is those who except the lies of mentally warped misfits.

When a Pea is born does it say I should be a squash?

When a corn cob is born does it say I need to be a tomato

Does anyone else think a pea should be a squash?

Does one kind of corn cob need to be another kind? NO but people have allowed science and government to alter and genetically change of vegtables and now whathas developed?????? Rotten decaying corn.. You might as well call it what it is cause now it is a cancerous product that rotts and decays the flesh. Same with humans... Alter that and what do you have. Go ahead and support that and you will be helping support an illness.

Anyone must be blind not to see anyone of those characters on that Doc were mentally sick.

How dare you sweetheart! make reference that I am playing god or have special favor of a God for my viewpoints, When it is your thoughts and the likes that support such illnesses.
When you alter what is naturally created then you are playing God and not I.

Think about it. If they are so much the opposite sex and nature supposedly made a mistake then what are the hormones for that they need to take afterwards?

Who ever, told you people that it was a mistake and that they are suppose to be the opposite sex.. Who told you those lies?

I would like to see some scientific proof that a girl is suppose to be a boy and a boy was suppose to be a girl...

Changing body parts and giving hormones.. is not exepting who they are and is an alteration a complete change .. Not a slight modification for correction.

The only evidence I see you guys base it on is. what they say they think and feel.

Think and feel is not scientific.. It is mental and emotional..Funny thats what you atheist say about God and yet you will except feeling and thinking as proff for such drastic measures.

Tell me, whats the difference If I said I am sad and can't go on in life. Because I was suppose to be born a horse. Yes indeed I am a horse by thinking and feeling and no one will give me hay and run me in the green pastures. Yes indeed I am a horse and I want the right to be excepted as a horse and I want to live in the stables and be able to P*ss freely in the openness of the pasture and as long as we are at it I want one big Long shaft betwen my rear quarters and I want to be ridden everyday by a beautiful maiden....

Now why does that sound any different and as long as they can think and feel and have a right to a sex change then I can have a change too? And they can alter our food anyway they want to and yet they can call a corn squash and a pea a cumtwat as far as I care.

Achems Razor
Achems Razor
13 years ago

@Connie:

Those are some pretty severe words there kiddo! People that have to live with the realization that they have been anthropomorphized into a decaying rotting flesh, according to your viewpoint, just because they (entities) have been put into a wrong body, puts you into a very bad light!

Thinking what you are saying, but telling the whole world via. TDF that they should have no right to existence, should hold no credence.
You are not gods gift to anything!

I do not know what gods you believe in, but whatever they may be, they should not (the gods) extricate themselves from whatever cesspool they originate from, to the world, via your mind!

Remember!

Connie
Connie
13 years ago

@ Pia

I will have to give you a quick response for now because I am off to do our weekend paper routes and also took an extra route this week.However I can get back with you later if needed.

Firstly, Your comments about my spirtual beliefs are out of synche for I do (N O T) adhere to the churches or the conventional Religions.

Secondly, Your case does not fall under the sicko catagory of which I am against.
You have a medical condition you were born with and anyone who condemns that should be "neutered" or spayed themselves.
I truly hope that the Drs. could not of done surgery for you when you were born to prevent you from going thru this later in life. I truly hope they left things as they are because they had no choice.

I am sorry, that you have to go thru this and who knows Maybe it was for a reason, Maybe you are meant to understand others more than someone like me.

I am dead set against those who do not have a medical reason and only change their sex because they want to change/alter/ Mutilate themselves for a Pyschological personal self-satisfactual agenda that to me, is a sexual perversion of nature, Thought up by the corrupted minds of Phychological mentally,emotionally and spirtually sick entities. I can't even call them people at that point. They are just entities dwelling in some decaying rotting flesh at that point.

This is of coarse is my view and I am glad I am not alone otherwise the whole world would think its all just perfectly normal for the mutilations to continue as though the world is ok.

Pia
Pia
13 years ago

Oh..and Connie, if you had been abused and bullied by people because of your PP for the last 30-40 years, and suddenly it was getting changed, so you didn't feel like a freak and you could actually get on with your life without people judging you all the time...wouldn't you go on about it? These people are on camera for a grand total of ten minutes or so, on a programme about Gender Reassignment. Go Figure.
Take your highly stigmatized and conditional love to the religion thread, there are lots of people willing to have a holy war with you.
Yes, I am particularly annoyed, you claim enlightenment, and reached all of that by only reading one book. Disgusting.
God would be disappointed.

Pia
Pia
13 years ago

@Connie..
I am transgendered, I am also intersex, that means that I was born with male and female chromosomes..XXY.
So...where does that leave me in the eyes of your god,(the use of a little g is intentional) does that mean I am lost, mentally ill, a pervert, full of demons? Do you realise just how ridiculous you sound? I am a believer in 'God' however, my God isn't preoccupied with something as insignificant as gender, my God isn't He or She, or It.
What Psychiatric help do I need, to be what?
Hermaphodites exist through out nature, get with the programme, you are offending some of us that are evolved enough to see beyond black and white, and actually see a spectrum...
If You are unable to see that you are bigoted, transphobic, and a religious zealot, you are unworthy of 'His' love in the first place, She without sin can cast the first stone?
Read the gospel of St.Thomas? Jesus talks about taking the tree out of your own eye before taking the splinter out of your neighbours, He also talks of Male and Female being reconciled to evolve as a human.
You say it is not someones right to tell you what you can think or what your opinion should be...Well that means you should be able to allow me to exist as someone created perfect in Gods eyes, Ie, Hermaphroditic.
If you are truly someone that has faith, and not a rule book, your heart will tel you you are wrong. If you met me on the street you wouldn't ever know I was a freak or a pervert, as I look just like any other woman, which should be a relief so you couldn't nail me to a cross and then burn me at the stake like you would have done 600 years ago.

If you bother to look into the origins of religion, it wasn't a crime to be intersexed until the reformation of the catholic church in 377ad.

Secondly, Do you also agree with the burning of old ladies that were witches? or was that because these wise old women took power away from your precious church?

Faith and religion are two very different things, and after seeing how these people have suffered, maybe you should pray for societies sickness and not theirs?

Connie
Connie
13 years ago

@ Anthony

Regardsless of what you think or believe in ,I will have my opinions and my say whenever and however I may. That is my right and my viewpoint. I may even sway back and forth depending on whatever view I see it at the time and that too is my right.
It is not your right to tell me what I think and what I believe and what my opinions are.
It is also my right to express my beliefs that these tortured souls are mentally ill. And need phychiatric help more than they need sex changes. And since you are so free to tell me what you think I should do or say ,concerning my viewpoints on a free open commentary then in my opinion you can get some counseling too.

Anthony
Anthony
13 years ago

@ antoni @connie and others who use the idea of god having created 2 seperate and non spectrum genders or sexes.

I understand that "God" does not make mistakes, and that your "god" created man and woman with nothing meant to be inbetween or different.

Where do the intersexed children fall in your black and white world, the people i know with your view on the world would have surgery preformed immediately to hide it from their peers. But god i thought did not make mistakes. And personaly i find it revolting that any parent would have their childs genitals mutilated in order to have that child meet their parents standards. I for one would not stand by while my child was sexualy assulted let alone alow or ask someone to mutilate their genitals.

So it seems the world is not so black and white as you have learned and it seems that nature is full of every variation of gender possible, I think that if you look around at the world your "god" has created you will realize he has made a "rainbow" for us to see colour in all its forms not a black and white tv for our oppressors to censor and feed us a manipulated virsion of the truth shown in only black and white by the same forces who have over many years used "gods way" as a reason for war prejudice and hate.

@ connie i appreciate your thoughts to pray for these people, but it is unfortunate that you assert your beliefs and gods, maybe rather then putting your own aim on your prayers just leave your opinion out of it and pray for happiness and unity among people rather then using your prayers to put your words into gods mouth. I don't think god would like having words put in his mouth anymore then i would. Unless of course you are totaly sane and have a direct line to Gods home phone, in that case ask him to call me and explain why he is as unloving as to have 2 sides of a war fight eachother and pretend to be on both sides.

Antoni
Antoni
13 years ago

No amount of surgery or dressing up will change what you are. The sex you are born is the sex you are, no matter what.

Connie
Connie
13 years ago

@ Richard Weare

I did a search on your phone number online in several search engines and I can't believe you havent found an answer to your question yet. I mean you asked so so many places the same question.
Oh yeah by the way the other question you asked all over was looking for a gay Lover and Husband. Did you find any of those either?

I think you already know . And I think you are a phony!
I also think something is very not right with you and I would advice anyone Not to Call you.
I think you are either fishing for dates as appears on net or you are out to hurt those who are Gay.

I smell a fish tank !

Richard Weare
Richard Weare
13 years ago

My name is Richard Weare and I am going to become a woman by having a sex change operation but I don't have a clue to the cost of this operation. If someone could help me please phone me at 1-403-305-7727.

southab
southab
13 years ago

Great documentary! Phenomenal human drive actuated. I have only awe for the people in the film that have overcome the momentous task of physically changing their body gender to match their mind gender.

I DO have a bit of a problem with the way the surgeries were performed (or at least portrayed in the documentary).

In Canada, there is absolutely no makeup allowed on the patients (fingernail polish especially, due to looking for oxygenation in extremities). The doctors and nurses in the operating theatre wouldn't be allowed to wear any either (flake of mascara into body cavity).

Although the surgeries are routine for the team, and they are comfortable with chat during the procedures, there are studies that show that the unconscious mind of the patient is taking in all the talk and interpreting it literally.

Perhaps it’s only my overly anal training as a research tech. working with animals, but we are much more cautious with our animal patients than this film seems to be with their human patients.

keith
keith
13 years ago

The downfall of the western world.

erikaa
erikaa
13 years ago

I feel sympathy for Jim's mother, but I am shocked that a parent would refer to the sex change of their child as a "death". It should be celebrated as a proper rebirth. The statement is also callous, considering there are so many parents out there who have actually lost a child, and she is lucky enough to not only have a child, but a child who knows who he is.

ghaith
ghaith
13 years ago

What a future for Western cultures!

ReligionIsntAllBad
ReligionIsntAllBad
13 years ago

Is it just me ... or is their a correlation between being a nutter and the inability to capitalize your words appropriately ...

Having read the Dawn Horse Testament is not an excuse to capitalize your words like a nutter :P It makes it so hard to read ... and it makes me hear the words as if a drunky person who cant control the volume of their voice is speaking.

Great documentary on a world I knew almost nothing about.