Published Monday, June 2, 2014 2:36PM EDT
Last Updated Monday, June 2, 2014 5:10PM EDT
An Ottawa-area family is sharing their remarkable story tonight about their little boy, who knows in his heart he’s a girl. It’s called “gender non-conforming” or “gender creative” and long before his parents understood what that was, he already knew it meant he was in the wrong body. It has taken considerable courage to come forward with this story. Melissa and Elmar Schaettgen know they will face criticism. In fact, many of the other families they know going through this have relocated, changed identity so their child could re-emerge a different gender.