South Korean soldiers salute as they attend a military event. Photo: AFP

South Korea army to discharge transgender soldier who had sex change

  • The soldier – a staff sergeant in her 20s whose name has been withheld – voluntarily enlisted before having gender-reassignment surgery in November
  • She had been undergoing tests at a military hospital, which classified the loss of male genitals as a mental or physical handicap, prompting a panel review
Topic |   South Korea
South Korean soldiers salute as they attend a military event. Photo: AFP
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