High school teacher’s sex change journey drawing mixed response

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/04/08
By: Sophia Chen and Ted Chen

Taipei, April 8 (CNA) A high school teacher in Taichung is persisting with his journey of coming

Tseng Kai-hsin (曾愷芯).

Tseng Kai-hsin (曾愷芯).

to terms with his lifelong dream to become a woman with the support of his students and over the objections of his mother.

Tseng Kai-hsin (曾愷芯), who has taught physics at National Taichung Senior High School for more than 20 years, is slated to complete his sex change operation in July.

The 51-year-old Tseng said Wednesday he has always felt he was a woman trapped in a man’s body and had thought about undergoing a sex change operation since he was in junior high school.

Those urges, however, were firmly suppressed deep in his heart, he said, and he never revealed his desire to become a woman to anyone, apart from a close female confidante during his college days.     [FULL  STORY]

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