Of course, the transgender extremists don't like this. They think women have penises. Two examples of this have cropped up recently. First, "Autumn" Sandeen is upset that the Veterans Administration will not change his "gender" marker to indicate that he is a female. They want him to prove he has had a sex change, which of course he hasn't. Mr. Sandeen claims he is pre-op transsexual. More likely, he is a member of the "They Will Take My Penis When They Pry It From My Cold Dead Fingers" Club. He somehow never seems to progress towards surgery. He has suggested that he "might" have it when the VA will pay for it, but clearly he is not that interested.
Another example of this silliness comes from Alaska where the ACLU has decided to claim that not issuing a license to a transgender person who has not had surgery is unconstitutional. I have no idea where in the constitution it says that males, with penises, have a right to be labeled as females, but apparently they think it does.
Now, in both of these cases, what is being requested is, in some locations, granted as a courtesy for those seriously pursuing sex reassignment surgery. Well, at least that is the theory. But Alaska is not one of those states. Like several others, it only changes licenses when surgery is complete.
Jillian T. Weiss who has become the house transgender at the Bilerico Project had this to say:
Of course, there are many types of sex reassignment surgery, and "complete" is a relative term.Actually, no, There are really only two primary kinds of sex reassignment surgery...male to female, and female to male. Now, in the context of this article, the above statement is even more clueless. It might be arguable that if it were a female to male that "complete" is a relative term, but for a male to female, complete means you no longer have a penis, and testicle, and you now have a vagina. End of discussion. It does not mean you have only had an orchidectomy, or breast augmentation surgery, or facial feminization surgery. You have a penis, you are still a male.
If a state wishes to allow pre-op, surgery tracked classic transsexuals the right to change their licenses to facilitate their Real Life Test, they have my full support. But that is not enough for the transgender extremists. They will not be happy until society accepts that women have penises. And that is just not right.