Transsexual people have also been depicted in popular television shows. Many transsexual people, including binary-identified transsexual people, do not undergo genital surgery, because they are comfortable with their own genitals, or because they are concerned about nerve damage and the potential loss of sexual pleasure, including orgasm. People who undergo sex reassignment surgery can develop regret for the procedure later in life, largely due to lack of support from family or peers, with data from the s suggesting a rate of 3. In a s episode of The Love BoatMcKenzie Phillips portrays a trans woman who is eventually accepted as a friend by her old high school classmate, series regular Fred Grandy. Miss Wenzel was the first transgender woman to compete in a Miss Universe Organization pageant since officials disqualified year-old Miss Canada Jenna Talackova the previous year after learning she was transgender. Psychiatrist Anil Aggrawal explains why the terms are useful in a glossary:.
Crime Scene Investigation have had episodes dealing with violence against transsexual characters.
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Films depicting transgender issues include: How to Be Human: Michael Baileyand Martin Lalumierewho she says "have completely failed to appreciate the implications of alternative ways of framing sexual orientation. In a state law was passed requiring Medicaid and people under state care to have their transition-related care covered. Eat These 3 Things Instead.