‘Every day it breaks my heart’: The long wait for freedom from the wrong body

South Africans seeking gender-change surgery through the state health system face a frustrating process that takes many years, writes Penwell Dlamini

23 July 2023 - 00:00

Alice Fairbrass, 50, of Blairgowrie in Johannesburg, has been living in the body of a male since she was toddler.  When, as a child, she told her parents about her feelings, they laughed at her. She never mentioned it again. ..

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