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Is Your 5-Year-Old Transgender?

HHKrentz Wrote: May 22, 2012 9:19 AM
I wonder what would have happened if she said she was a kitty. Would they give her a litter box? Reconstructive surgery?
K'ssandra Wrote: May 22, 2012 7:20 PM
I told my parents I was a cat, they fed me cat food and that fixed it.
DWinch Wrote: May 22, 2012 10:23 AM
Look up the Cat man, that's what he / it did.

A 5-year-old child with large dark eyes, full lips and a button nose stares out from the front page of the Washington Post Sunday edition. "Transgender at Five" declares the provocative headline. The child's hair is being cut in a close boy's cut by her father.

We learn from the article that "Tyler," who was born "Kathryn," began insisting that she was a boy at the age of 2. "'I am a boy' became a constant theme in struggles over clothing, bathing, swimming, eating, playing, breathing." The child's parents, at first uneasy and later accepting of their girl's desire to be...