Becoming Nicole - "Gender isn't something that's necessarily fixed, that it's dynamic, that it's fluid. ... There are very few people that are 100 percent totally masculine or 100 percent totally feminine. We have traits of both, and so, ordinarily, it's something in between. I think, people are feeling more comfortable now saying, "Yeah, I've never felt 100 percent masculine, but I'm mostly masculine." And, I think, it has become a more comfortable society to say that in."

'Becoming Nicole' Recounts One Family's Acceptance Of A Transgender Child

Becoming Nicole - "Gender isn't something that's necessarily fixed, that it's dynamic, that it's fluid. ... There are very few people that are 100 percent totally masculine or 100 percent totally feminine. We have traits of both, and so, ordinarily, it's something in between. I think, people are feeling more comfortable now saying, "Yeah, I've never felt 100 percent masculine, but I'm mostly masculine." And, I think, it has become a more comfortable society to say that in."

When Kelly and Wayne Maines adopted identical twin boys in 1997, they didn't anticipate raising one of their sons as a daughter. They tell their story, with author Amy Ellis Nutt, in Becoming Nicole.

'Becoming Nicole' Recounts One Family's Acceptance Of A Transgender Child

When Kelly and Wayne Maines adopted identical twin boys in 1997, they didn't anticipate raising one of their sons as a daughter. They tell their story, with author Amy Ellis Nutt, in Becoming Nicole.

'Becoming Nicole' Recounts One Family's Acceptance Of Their Transgender Child http://flip.it/CD6Ew

'Becoming Nicole' Recounts One Family's Acceptance Of Their Transgender Child http://flip.it/CD6Ew

Becoming Nicole (haiku) "Raising kids is filled - with glorious and sometimes - trying, surprises" Amy Ellis Nutt’s account of how the Maines family accommodated and supported Wyatt as he transformed into Nicole.

Review: ‘Becoming Nicole,’ a Young Boy’s Journey Into Girlhood

Becoming Nicole (haiku) "Raising kids is filled - with glorious and sometimes - trying, surprises" Amy Ellis Nutt’s account of how the Maines family accommodated and supported Wyatt as he transformed into Nicole.

A family rises to the challenge when their son insists he is a girl. ‘Becoming Nicole,’ by Amy Ellis Nutt - The New York Times

‘Becoming Nicole,’ by Amy Ellis Nutt

A family rises to the challenge when their son insists he is a girl. ‘Becoming Nicole,’ by Amy Ellis Nutt - The New York Times

Review: ‘Becoming Nicole,’ a Young Boy’s Journey Into Girlhood - The New York Times

Review: ‘Becoming Nicole,’ a Young Boy’s Journey Into Girlhood

Review: ‘Becoming Nicole,’ a Young Boy’s Journey Into Girlhood - The New York Times

Becoming Nicole by Amy Ellis Nutt

Becoming Nicole by Amy Ellis Nutt

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY PEOPLE AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF...

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