Petras was born and raised in Cologne , where she had become subject of media coverage after undergoing gender transition at a young age. Petras began recording music as a teenager, releasing her debut extended play One Piece of Tape in She independently released her debut single in , the Dr. Following her early success, Petras released a slew of digital singles which would later comprise her unofficial body of work known as "Era 1". Her first studio album Clarity was released on 28 June The record was preceded with a nine-week-long promotional campaign, during which Petras released one single a week with an accompanying visual video.
World's youngest sex change operation at 16 | Metro News
German teenager Kim Petras who became the world's youngest transsexual after undergoing an operation at the age of just 16 says she can't wait for the summer so she can try out a whole new wardrobe of tight fitting clothes. The pop singer - born Tim - is well known in Germany for having started hormone replacement therapy as part of her gender transition by the age of Now 16, she completed Gender Reassignment Surgery in November, according to a posting on her blog. Switch: Kim Petras is currently the world's youngest transsexual after having gender reassignment surgery earlier this year at the age of The families wander from one psychiatrist to the next. Kim herself said: 'Everything has changed because of this operation. I just can't wait to put on my favourite bathing suit and go swimming like I've never done before.
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The procedure — carried out in secret and paid for by the German health service — was authorised after psychologists confirmed that she was "without doubt a girl in a boy's body". It is the world's youngest ever full sex change operation and Kim — born Tim -had been undergoing hormone therapy since the age of The families wander from one psychiatrist to the next. Kim overcame years of taunts and bullying to achieve her dream of becoming a girl and has begun a modelling career and launched a CD.