Gender-affirming procedure helps trans women in Metro Detroit

One local surgeon is taking on a small piece of that journey

The journey to transition from one gender to another can be difficult. A local surgeon is trying to help those going through the journey.

Transitioning from male to female is never easy and is fought with social, emotional and often medical hurdles.

One Metro Detroit surgeon is taking on a small piece of that journey, knowing that when people have higher self-esteem, they have better life-long outcomes.

Watch the video above for the full story.

About the Author:

Paula Tutman is an Emmy award-winning journalist who came to Local 4 in 1992. She's a Peace Corps alum who spent her early childhood living in Sierra Leone, West Africa and Tanzania and East Africa.