Tattoos have become popular in the United States among younger age groups, and having one on your body no longer marks you as a rebel. In fact, so many people have been getting tattoos in the U.S. that a reverse trend is now emerging, tattoo removal. VOA’s Mana Rabiee takes us to a tattoo removal clinic in Washington where clients go to erase their past.
A surprising number of children are getting cosmetic surgery to combat being teased because of their appearance. KTVT’s Melissa Newton reports.
Seth Doane reports on the growing trend of men going under the knife so that they can look younger and hopefully, be more successful.
Peorian Kelly Shore talks about the challenges of growing up transgender in Central Illinois.
Labiaplasty surgery “clip” (pun intended) graphic, but not overly bloody or, um, internal.
How censorship laws are driving perceptions of normal female genitalia provides an interesting (albeit disturbing) perspective.
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