Jump to navigation. Effective January 1, , new procedures for Gender Reassignment have been established with the implementation of Public Act The Affidavit and Certificate of Correction Request form see FORMS in the right-hand column would need to be completed in its entirety by the individual seeking a change in the sex designation on the birth certificate; the form must be signed and notarized. The Declaration of Gender Transition or Intersex Condition form see FORMS in the right-hand column must be completed by either a licensed health care professional or a licensed mental health professional.
Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox are arguably the biggest names in the transgender community right now, but they're far from alone. These athletes, models, actresses and directors also transitioned in the public eye, and they're definitely people you should know. On June 1, , the world got its first glimpse of Caitlyn Jenner, when Vanity Fair magazine released the Annie Leibovitz photo, set to grace its July cover. Formerly Bruce Jenner -- the iconic American Olympian and decathlon gold medalist, famously featured on the Wheaties box in the s -- Caitlyn Jenner's transition from male to female was the most public transition of its kind to date. In doing so, she revamped the picture in countless people's minds of what a transgender person looks like and can be. Here, Caitlyn poses, during a behind the scenes video made of her photo shoot with Annie Leibovitz for Vanity Fair's July cover story.
The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Sex Reassignment Surgery Market Report also covers top key players, porters five forces analysis and market segmentation in detail. This report examines the global Sex Reassignment Surgery market and provides information regarding the revenue for the period to Sex reassignment surgeries are projected to witness exponential growth in the coming years owing to favorable government policies and rising number of cases where people are opting for sex change surgeries globally. Sex reassignment surgery is performed to surgically change the genitalia of an individual from one gender to the other.
Transgender people have a gender identity or gender expression that differs from their sex assigned at birth. In addition to including people whose gender identity is the opposite of their assigned sex trans men and trans women , it may include people who are not exclusively masculine or feminine people who are non-binary or genderqueer , including bigender , pangender , genderfluid, or agender. Being transgender is independent of sexual orientation. The term transgender is also distinguished from intersex , a term that describes people born with physical sex characteristics "that do not fit typical binary notions of male or female bodies". The degree to which individuals feel genuine, authentic, and comfortable within their external appearance and accept their genuine identity has been called transgender congruence.