Sexreassignment.ROUGHDRAFT - Renae Herrera Herrera 1 ENG 101 Prof Skeen 23 November 2015 Sex Reassignment In todays society there have been many

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Renae Herrera Herrera 1 ENG 101 Prof. Skeen 23 November 2015 Sex Reassignment In today’s society, there have been many outbursts of transsexualism. Transsexualism is defined as a strong feeling of identification with the opposite gender with one’s own assigned gender. Caitlyn Jenner, a retired athletic champion who won the gold medal for decathlon at the Montreal Summer Olympics in 1976, has recently became one of the top controversies today. This once to be male role model has quickly become the ‘Woman of The Year’. Many people in the world have greatly supported her gender transition and in return she gives the people courage to face difficulty and pain without fear. A plethora of people are scared to come out and share with others who they truly are and its wrong; people need to live their life the way they want to. Evidently, sex reassignment should not be banned in states because it treats gender identity disorder, supports human rights, and supports laws. To begin with, sex reassignment should not be banned because it helps with gender identity disorder (GID). To explain, dealing with gender identity disorder comes with strong feelings of discomfort with one’s own assigned sex. Having sex reassignment procedure, it enables one to decrease interpersonal issues. Studies have shown that” 9 in 10 transsexuals who undergo hormonal and surgical sex-reassignment procedures experience a satisfactory result” and “94 percent of the people who underwent the Herrera 2
surgery and answered questionnaires stated that if they had it to do over again, they would make the same choice.” (“Gender” 705). This shows that people who underwent the surgery made a great choice and with it they are able to live with high-self-esteem. Not only will allowing sex reassignment surgery for people decrease gender identity disorder, but it will limit depression. In one case, children with GID may suffer from real anxiety and depression from low-self-esteem because of the bulling they constantly get. According to “Gender Identity Disorder”, this may result in a child's refusal to attend school or social events where feminine or masculine clothing or behavior is expected, because they fear teasing or rejection by their peers (“Gender”705). Evidently allowing sex reassignment procedures to people will give them that one indefinite result of not having to worry about how they look in public places without being judged. To define,

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