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A Mormon mom’s story of unconditional love for her transgender son

A Mormon mom’s story of unconditional love for her transgender son

From Equality Utah and the Transgender Awareness Project comes the story of Grayson Moore, a self-described “sheltered, Utah Mormon boy,” and his mother Neca Allgood, who realized Grayson was transgender long before he told her.

In the video, Neca recalls how after they discussed her revelation: “I assumed (Grayson) would say ‘I have a boy brain.’ But he didn’t. He said ‘I have a boy’s soul.'”

“When he said that, it struck me so deeply. I knew that was his truth, and that we needed to make sure he could live as who he truly was,” she said.

Here’s their story, from Equality Utah’s “We Are Utah” series:

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