When she was born, Adele’s doctors couldn’t tell what sex she was. After a traumatic series of childhood surgery she was made a boy. It was a mistake. At 29, Adele is transitioning into a woman. On average one British child every day is born with ambiguous genitals. Some are allocated genders and going under the knife in the first few days of their lives. Many argue this is a decision that should be left to the child.