I’ve often wondered just what is the extent of sex swaps.
We hear a great deal about “transgendered” rights as in the T in LGBT but I’ve never really known what is he extent of the occurence.
SEX-change operations on the NHS have TREBLED over the past decade, official figures revealed yesterday.
More than 1,000 people have gone under the knife since 1999 — costing taxpayers up to £10million.
And now I know. Important to those who have the surgery, of course, but to the rest of us an entirely trivial pinprick in the public finances.
As to the whole T part of LGBT, what, some thousands in total across the country?
Definitely a minority sport then….
Oh, and this is lovely:
Bernard Reed, of the Gender Identity Research and Education Society, said: “Gender confirmation surgery is absolutely essential.