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Becoming the Girl I Always Was: Inside Singer Alex Jinkinson's Gender-Confirming Feminization Surgery After Being Diagnosed Intersex

20 April 2016 12:45 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

When Alex Jinkinson's gender was marked "male" on the birth certificate at the hospital, it spurred a decades-long identity crisis. But despite exhibiting masculine traits and being raised as a boy, Alex was actually born intersex - and today is living life as the woman she always knew she was. But after years of struggle, Alex, an aspiring pop singer, hopes her journey to self-acceptance inspires others. ''I Always Knew Something Was Different''Born in Lima, Peru, in 1992, Alex was adopted when she was just 16 days old by John and Julie Jinkinson, who brought her home to the U.S. to »

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