Worlds First Gender Swap Twin Reveals First Shower As Woman Was Magical

A Brazilian teen who along with her sister became the world’s first twins to undergo simultaneous sex change ops has revealed that her first shower as a woman was “magical”.

Mayla Phoebe de Rezende and her sister Sofia Albuquerck, 19, underwent gender reassignment surgery in the southern Brazilian municipality of Blumenau over the 13th and 14th of February.

Mayla told local media: “We’ve always done everything together and we recently fulfilled our dream of having gender reassignment surgery and becoming the first trans twins in the world to do so.”


Mayla hopes that her and her sister’s story will help sex change ops become more accessible in Brazil.

She told local media: “There are many trans women who give up because the waiting list is too long in the public health system and there’s only one private clinic that carries out the procedure in Blumenau.”

Mayla and Sofia were born as boys but have always identified as females. Mayla told media: “When I saw my (male sex organ), I felt that it wasn’t mine.”


Mayla revealed that she and her sister were often subjected to bullying because of their lifestyle. “At school it was very difficult,” she said. “Some classmates even threw notebooks at my head.”

The teen revealed that her family has always been supportive of her and her sister’s choice and that their only worry was how society would treat them. “They’ve always known we were girls,” she said.

Mayla even revealed that her maternal grandfather sold a house he owned to pay for the girls’ ops. “He’s very open-minded,” she told local media.


“My goal now is to graduate in medicine and buy another house for my grandparents as a way of repaying their gesture.”

Mayla revealed that they were constantly monitored by doctors for four years prior to their operation. They also received hormone treatment. “I advise every trans woman to go through this whole process,” she said.

Mayla told local media of her happiness with her new body. She said: “Before being sedated in hospital, I still couldn’t believe my dream was being fulfilled.


“When I woke up, I couldn’t believe it. It’s something that’s still sinking in. I no longer feel that discomfort when lying or sitting down. It’s a wonderful thing.”

She added: “My first shower after being discharged was magical.”

Since Mayla and Sofia’s story hit headlines, they have been inundated with well-wishes from around the world.


Mayla has also revealed that the pair hopes to have their own families one day. “We want to be mothers, to adopt our children… And we also want to help trans people fight for their dreams and to not give up on them.”

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