When do kids know they are transgender?

March 15, 2017

All the attention on gender identity has been a long time coming since people who don’t fit into the male or female category have always existed—under the radar.

Transgender people are biologically one gender and feel like they are the other, and they often know this when they are small children. Now, without historical precedent, parents are under pressure to decide whether to help their child transition or wait until the child is older to make that decision.

Check out two inspiring stories about how parents helped their kids express their true selves on Katie Couric’s National Geographic special.

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