Lesbian Couple Under Fire For Supporting Daughter’s Gender Transition

A lesbian couple featured in a recent CNN story about transgender children are now under fire for helping facilitate their daughter’s transition from “Thomas” to “Tammy” by suppressing her hormones. The Guardian profiled the family (inappropriately describing Tammy with male pronouns), and multiple anti-LGBT groups have responded. The National Organization for Marriage’s Ruth Institute described the mothers as conducting “human experimentation,” while Matt Barber of the Liberty Counsel and Liberty University used the story to decry same-sex adoption as “unconscionable.” Nevertheless, “when Tammy was allowed to be Tammy… it was an immediate transformation” for the better, according to her mother, Pauline Moreno. Watch the CNN profile of Pauline Moreno, Debra Lobel, and their daughter, Tammy: