Agency: Publicis, Singapore
Kirsty Cass, formerly known as Andy, was so unhappy living as a man that he took a knife to his genitals to sever the organ.
Cass, from Crawley, West Sussex, was unable to stop the bleeding and doctors saved her life by reattaching the penis.
Cass, 49, is living full-time as a woman and preparing to have proper gender-reassignment surgery.
The council worker says she now realises “how dangerous it was, but it seemed like the obvious solution at the time”.