POSTED: Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 8:20am
UPDATED: Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 8:20am
Kids as young as eight get support from parents in helping them change sex
Tyler — A small but growing number of teens and even younger children who think they were born the wrong sex are getting support from parents and from doctors who give them sex-changing treatments, according to reports in the medical journal Pediatrics.
It's an issue that raises ethical questions, and some experts urge caution in treating children with puberty-blocking drugs and hormones.
East Texans talk-back on whether parents should allow, even encourage youngsters to have a sex change.