Germany is one of the most progressive country regarding transsexual rights and social acceptance. Harry Benjamin January 12, — August 24, was a German-American endocrinologist and sexologistwidely known for his clinical work with transsexualism. They repeatedly took me along on their rounds through the homosexual bars in Berlin. This page was last edited on 18 Juneat Despite the psychiatrists with whom Benjamin involved in the case not agreeing on a path of treatment, Benjamin eventually decided to treat the child with estrogen Premarinintroduced inwhich had a "calming effect", and helped arrange for the mother and child to go to Germany, where surgery [ specify ] to assist the child could be performed but, from there, they ceased to maintain contact, to Benjamin's regret. Benjamin's patients regarded him as a man of immense caring, respect and kindness, and many kept in touch with him until his death. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Kim Petras.
She is an icon not only in Germany, but also all around the world for the transgender community.
He, in turn, was a friend of Hirschfeld's, and so I met both men. Harvard University. Retrieved from " https:
He was a prolific and assiduous correspondent, in both English and German, and many letters are archived at the Magnus Hirschfeld Archive for Sexology, Humboldt University, Berlin .