Mumbai: Sex change OPD inaugurated at St George hospital

The hospital decided to open this Out Patient Department (OPD) as they had received several calls and similar cases, after Lalita Salve transitioned into Lalit Salve. The hospital has seen a positive response toward sex reassignment surgery

Mumbai: Sex change OPD inaugurated at St George hospitalThis is Maharashtra’s first-of-its-kind of an OPD in a public hospital. After Maharashtra police constable Lalita Salve’s sex reassignment surgery, a large number of people have contacted St George Hospital to know about the procedure. The sex change OPD was inaugurated by Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan, and Industries minister Subhash Desai. Dr Tatyarao Lahane, […]

Rise in sex change cases, societal acceptance still distant

In the past few decades now, there is a significant rise in the number of people aspiring to change their sex flocking to Mumbai. But, there seems to be a lack of acceptance even among those families whose members have or are willing to undergo such surgeries

Rise in sex change cases, societal acceptance still distantIt’s no news that in the past few years, Mumbai has become one of Indias key centres for sex reassessment surgery (SRS). For decades now, people aspiring to undergo cosmetic procedures have been flocking to Mumbai. However, there seems to be a lack of acceptance even among those families whose members have or are willing […]