‘He tried to cut off his manhood with craft scissors’
The torment of transgender boy before finding peace as nine-year-old girl
Danaan Tyler’s yoga instructor mother, Sarah, 39, and father Bill, 45, a police officer, struggled to explain his behaviour, and first put it down to a phase. However two years later, Danann attempted to cut off his penis with a pair of scissors. At age six, Danann was diagnosed with gender identity disorder.