That is God's own truth.
To have told him, Pull yourself together, act like a boy, would have been tantamount to child abuse.
I want my children to be able to express themselves freely, to be who they are, not what I want them to be.
So, they have the school tell the other kids to NOT think or express themselves freely, by making them address a boy as a girl from now on. Forcing everyone else to play in their charade. Why is ‘their’ freedom more important than all the other kids’?
She took Livvy to their GP, explaining her son felt she was really a girl, and was referred to Birmingham Childrens Hospital, where blood tests showed her chromosomes were normal.
Already fretting about the onset of puberty, Livvy says she is freaking out over the thought of developing facial hair and cant bear the thought of her voice breaking.
So Saffron is looking into hormone therapy to block the development of masculine traits, but says that is a couple of years away and, besides, who knows what the future holds.
As for the teenage years when Livvys female friends are dating boys, the family would rather cross that bridge when they reach it. They havent even begun to think about the possibility of transgender surgery.
I’m afraid you may be right, this may not end well.