Trans woman, 46, living as 6-year-old?

I’m not sure what to make of this story: “A transgender woman (Stefonknee Wolschtt) has left behind her former life — including a wife and seven children — to live as a six-year-old girl with two adoptive “parents.” ”

It has been reported in several media outlets. The quote above comes from a report on the Queerty site.

I’m thinking it could be a hoax.

But, I do know that in the BDSM world, some people role-play as babies and such.

I dunno. Many of the readers commenting to the story suspect it is a hoax.

Nothing would surprise me.

What do you think?

— Jillian

6 thoughts on “Trans woman, 46, living as 6-year-old?”

  1. I’m not sure why you punted me from your Facebook etc., but if that’s what you prefer, I’ll limit all communication to a moderated commenter basis from now on.

    Anyway, please don’t feed the weasels. Stefonknee is a Canadian current or former activist, so I’d recommend reaching out to her directly if you want answers. The more this story is going through second-, third- and fourth-hand channels and opinion pages, the more it’s becoming this:

    Without getting her perspective, repeating the sensationalistic angle on this isn’t doing her any justice, nor is it helping any of the rest of us.


    1. I didn’t mean to punt you. I’ll re-add you.

      I know nothing about the Stefonknee story, which is why I reached out to readers here. I want to know more.

      Thank you for giving us some insight on the issue.

      By the way, I am not trying to sensationalize it. Simply reporting what I read.

      Thanks for the enlightenment.


        1. I’ve done some research. Apparently, she believes this is “play therapy” that will help her cope with stuff in her life.

          One comment came from a reader claiming to be a professional play therapist who says that one actually needs a therapist to engage in play therapy, and so questions the techniques being used here.

          My other question is: why has this case been made public? It seems obvious it would lend itself to ridicule, and be used by right-wingers as further “proof” in their minds that transgender people are mentally ill?


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