"Like,'No, you can't be Elsa for Halloween. You have to be Superman. No, you can't have the dolls for Christmas. We're going to get you a pirate ship.' We just really tried everything we could. That's the part I'm ashamed of now," Molly said during the interview, part of which was transcribed by ChristianHeadlines.com.
"As soon as Gracie could tell us, it was, 'I'm a girl. I'm a sister. I'm a daughter. I'm that girl on that show. I'm that girl in that book. I'm the princess.' She took every opportunity to tell us she was a girl. She took every towel and blanket and turned it into long hair," Molly recalled.
They changed their minds when a therapist encouraged the couple to allow the boy to transition to a girl even though the parents questioned whether or not the child might change his mind as he grew older. "What will happen, and what I'm hearing when you describe the insistence of Gracie, is you're going to end up with a child who's anxious and depressed and feels ashamed." the therapist explains them.
Research does show that 73 to 98 percent of transgender children revert back to their biological gender.