Forget Caitlyn Jenner for the moment. Here is an intimate look at an average teenager adjusting to life after having gender reassignment surgery. Katherine Boone, 18, and her family shared their experience with The New York Times and discussed the challenges of accepting Katherine’s decision to transition from male to female. “This is not what you are thinking is going to be the answer to why your child feels down a lot,” Gail Boone, Katherine’s mother, says in the video. The video paints a picture of a supportive family doing their best to support what Katherine called a “mind-blowingly difficult” thing to do.
See the full video at The New York Times.