However, seven years ago, a news story leaked word of a secret document about transsexualism.
This document if it exists, has never been made public and few priests have ever heard word of it.
Although the older terms are still included in this article for reference, they have been replaced by most experts (and patients and families) because they are misleading, confusing, and insensitive.
Increasingly this group of conditions is being called disorders of sex development (DSDs).
To quote God in Leviticus, "It is an abomination." People rarely know what it is they really need in life, much less what they want our of life.
It isn't a good idea, no matter what perspective you look at it from.
However, you should note that true hermaphroditism (where both sets of sex organs are fully present and working) has never been shown in humans. intersex) is where a person possesses one or more characteristics of both sexes.
In cases like that, then as I said, it would be whichever one is fully functional.
It is a desecration of the body the same way that masturbation or any other lustful act desecrates the body.
]You state that we are more than the sum of our genes, but then you make a statement in absolute terms equating a person who undergoes a "sex change" operation as a sinner.