And you claim to know this factoid how?
Did you actually read the article? She is genetically a female whose appearance at birth was sexually ambiguous. Because genetic testing was not available at the time, she was mistakenly raised as a male by her parents. Her surgery was not to change her gender, but to correct her appearance.
The transition could have been handled better by all concerned, but this is not your typical entitled transgender attention whore. This is a genuine intersex person.