MN90: Minnesota’s First Sex Reassignment Surgery

MN90: Minnesota’s First Sex Reassignment Surgery

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In 2017, newspapers announced the Mayo Clinic had performed Minnesota’s first male-to-female sex reassignment surgery. They were off by 50 years. Britt Aamodt looks at the University of Minnesota’s pioneering sex reassignment program, which began in 1967 under Dr. Donald Hastings.