Unsurprisingly, this refers to the transitioning from a female to a male. She grew more comfortable in her skin. Just over a dozen uterus transplants have been performed so far—with mixed results. Asexual Bisexual Heterosexual Homosexual. Chauvin thinks those reservations stemmed from her trans identity:
At the time, Chauvin was a transgender woman in her early 40s.
Giuliano Testa, a transplant surgeon at Baylor University Medical Center who will soon be directing uterine transplant surgeries among natal women, says the hormones would likely prove the biggest obstacle. But maybe not. Like uterine transplants for transgender patients, this is all uncharted territory.
Trans women may identify as heterosexualbisexualhomosexualasexualor none of the above.