Mazy Gilleylen of Overland is looking forward to her 12th birthday in September. But she’s dreading what comes next.
Approaching puberty is alarming for transgender kids like Mazy. To them, the changes can feel like like a betrayal of who they really are. Doctors can prescribe puberty-blocking drugs to prevent unwanted prevent breast growth or a deepening voice. But the cost is out of reach for many families.