Our expert says:
Internationally it is a tendency that the FTM guys are not going for genital reconstructive surgery (or bottom surgery) as they also call it. It is way too risky, in a medical way, VERY costly and in comparison to that the results do not meet satisfactory even half way the expectations.
Yes, you can go into male change rooms, from the moment you feel comfortable in doing so. Use a cubicle. Remember many Bio-males also do as some also prefer more privacy or get "stage fright".
Furthermore you can use certain "devises" which will enable you to, with a little practice, be able to stand while relieving your bladder.
Regarding ID book, without surgery: In writing, yes you can change your gender without having bottom surgery, although it is a bit of a struggle. The Act which was amended to enable that, Act49 of 2003 was in the Government Gazette, which means by rights you should be able to.
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