Zimbabwean man undergoes gender reassignment surgery and gets married as a woman

Zimbabwean man undergoes gender reassignment surgery and gets married as a woman

- Tatenda was born a boy

- He spent over $80,000 on surgery to transform into a woman

- She got married recently in Zimbabwe's first transgender wedding

Zimbabwe has had its first transgender wedding after a woman, who was born male, got married recently.

Yen.com.gh has established that Tatenda Zenzo Karigambe spent over $80,000 on gender reassignment surgery to become a woman.

According to myzimbabwe.co.zw, the surgery transformed Tatenda's reproductive organs from male to female.

Tatenda (right), her husband and an unidentified woman during her wedding. Photo: myzimbabwe.co.zw

Tatenda (right), her husband and an unidentified woman during her wedding. Photo: myzimbabwe.co.zw

She is now living as a "complete" woman and is legally registered as a female at Zimbabwe's Registrar-General's office.

Pictures shared online showed a proud Tatenda, also known by her nickname Tatelicious, dressed in a wedding gown alongside her husband, named only as Richard.

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The wedding has caused a stir online. Photo: myzimbabwe.co.zw

The wedding has caused a stir online. Photo: myzimbabwe.co.zw

The wedding has caused a stir among Zimbabweans on social media. Many congratulated her on her big day and wished her all the best.

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However, some slammed her for doing something they considered a "taboo" in their local culture.

Tatenda remained unfazed, however. In a video posted online, she thanked everyone for sending congratulatory messages and urged people to be true to themselves.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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