This Mom’s Reaction To Her Transgendered Son Is The Sweetest Thing You’ll See All Day


When Jodie Patteron’s daughter Penelope was two-years-old, she said, “Mom, I’m a boy. I don’t want to look like you. I want to look like Dad.”

Many people told Jodie that this conversation was too advanced for a two-year-old, but Jodie believed her daughter and was certain about the fact that identity happens at a young age. She did, and continues to do, everything in  her power to support Penelope. Here is his touching story, produced by Cosmopolitan:


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