'Pregnant Man' Separates From Wife After Gender-Reassignment Surgery
Apr 20, 2012 16:35
Thomas Beatie, the transgendered man who made headlines around the world when he became pregnant and gave birth to a healthy daughter, is reportedly separating from his wife of nine years.
According to People magazine, Beatie made the announcement while taping an interview on the TV show "The Doctors." He said:
"Like all marriages, we have our ups and downs, and we’re going through a rough patch right now. At the moment, we’re separated."
He had gone on the show to discuss his final female-to-male gender reassignment surgery when he broke the news. He had decided to go through with the operation after giving birth to the couple's second child.
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