Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email A pre-operative transgender woman has cut off her ears, shaved her nose and had scales tattooed all over her body in a bid to look like a rattlesnake.
Dragon Lady Eva Tiamat Baphoment Medusa - who likes to referred to as it, like a snake would be - has spent the last 20 years attempting to look more like a reptile. It believes that it was brought up by Western Diamondback rattlesnakes after it was abandoned by its parents as a young boy. Tiamat has had several dramatic body modifications over the years, including having its ears cut off, a shaved nose, horn implants, eyebrow dome implants, a forked tongue, fangs and dyed the whites of its eyes green.
The Dragon Lady believes it was brought up by rattlesnakes Image: Media Drum World It also wants to be covered from head to toe in tattooed scales and body piercings - including in the armpit. Tiamat did not use a doctor for the cosmetic surgery and instead turned to a body modification artist. Richard was abandoned by his birth parents as a young boy Image: On its website, Tiamat explains: Halfway through the transition to The Dragon Lady Image: Media Drum World Tiamat before and after having its ears cut off Image: Media Drum World Nose surgery removed both cartilage and septum Image: Media Drum World "I don't care what people say about me or my views, and if I have to I will defy and stand alone against the world, but never will I make any compromise to my integrity.
I go out and I am greeted with smiles. Tiamat has had its ears and nose removed to look more like a reptile Image: Tiamat now wants to raise awareness of HIV after being diagnosed with it - along with other health problems. At a tattoo convention with a fan Image: Media Drum World "I want to raise awareness and erase the stigma.
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