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Boston Children’s Hospital boasts about having the first pediatric transgender surgery center in the country offering a “full suite of surgical options for transgender teens.”
Boston Children’s Hospital promotes their surgeries through a video series on their official YouTube channel, with titles like “What You Need To Know Before Phalloplasty Surgery.” The 90 videos in the series paint a rosy picture of the genital, chest and face surgeries they offer, accompanied by upbeat background music.
Chris Phelston, otherwise known as “Billboard Chris,” shared a tweet on Tuesday of a video in the Children’s Hospital playlist called “What happens during a gender-affirming hysterectomy?”
In that video, Dr. Frances Grimstad describes the process of getting a “gender affirming hysterectomy.”
It is “very similar to most hysterectomies that occur. Hysterectomy itself is the removal of the uterus, cervix, which is the opening of the uterus, and the the fallopian tubes which are attached to the sides of the uterus,” Grimstad says with a smile. Grimstad says that some “gender affirming hysterectomies will also include the removal of the ovaries,” in short, the entire female reproductive system.
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