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Inside the only hospital in Canada dedicated to gender affirmation surgeries

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The GRS hospital in Montreal is the only one in the country to perform gender affirmation surgeries. “We relieve great suffering that is experienced on a daily basis”, observes Dr. Pierre Brassard, plastic surgeon and medical director of the hospital. Emmanuelle Ménard tells how her gender affirmation operation went, which she underwent a year ago. Psychotherapist and social worker Henri Labelle, clinical director of mental health at the hospital, highlights how trans people are psychologically supported and prepared for these complex operations.

[La chirurgie]it was the last step towards happiness, towards complete fulfillment. »

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Emmanuelle Menard

Dr. Pierre Brassard describes without taboo the different types of plastic surgery performed, including phalloplasty and vaginoplasty.

The two professionals also address the taboo of detransition at the end of the interview.

Dr. Pierre Brassard, Emmanuelle Ménard and Henri Labelle take part in the documentary series A new dayon Crave, which opens the doors of the GRS hospital to follow trans patients and the medical teams that accompany them.

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