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Calif. couple shares story of 5-year-old’s transition: ‘Our amazing son’

Sunday, June 1, 2014
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A couple in San Diego, Calif., is sharing the story of their transgender child who became a boy at just five years old.

Jeff and Hillary Whittington were honored at the Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast last week and they shared a video of Ryland’s female-to-male transition, reports San Diego’s LGBT Weekly.

“One of the most inspiring things that Harvey Milk had done as far as our family is concerned,” said Jeff Whittington, “was to encourage people to come out; to let their voices be heard; break down the walls, break down the barriers and start allowing people to see them for their authentic selves and be true to themselves, and this is our coming out … this is us making our voices heard …”

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