Transgender Kids Pioneer Early Changes to Identity, Body – ABC News Radio

(Los Angeles) — Her name is Jackie. She is 10 years old. She loves fashion; she loves pink. She has no idea she is about to become a pioneer.

Jackie lives in a small town in rural Ohio. Her parents, Jennifer and John, practice law in the firm her grandfather founded. It’s a place long on tradition and family values.

But things are changing at Jackie’s house. Six months ago, Jennifer and John decided they would allow their 10-year-old son, Jack, to start living as a girl named Jackie. It wasn’t an easy decision, or a quick one.