The Story Behind The World’s First ᴘʀᴇɢɴᴀɴᴛ ᴍᴀɴ. From an early age, he’d never Fᴇʟᴛ ᴘᴀʀᴛɪᴄᴜʟᴀʀʟʏ ‘ɢɪʀʟʏ’. As a result, he ʀᴇFᴜsᴇᴅ to ᴡᴇᴀʀ ᴅʀᴇssᴇs.
At the age of 10, Beatie started to selF-identiFy with the ᴍᴀʟᴇ ɢᴇɴᴅᴇʀ. At 23 years old, he began ᴛᴇsᴛᴏsᴛᴇʀᴏɴᴇ ʜᴏʀᴍᴏɴᴇ ᴛʀᴇᴀᴛᴍᴇɴᴛ to ᴛʀᴀɴsɪᴛɪᴏɴ ᴛᴏ ʟɪᴠɪɴɢ ʟɪFᴇ ᴀs ᴀ ᴍᴀɴ. At age 24, while still ʙɪᴏʟᴏɢɪᴄᴀʟʟʏ a woman, he embarked on a ʟᴇsʙɪᴀɴ ʀᴇʟᴀᴛɪᴏɴsʜɪᴘ ᴡɪᴛʜ Fᴏʀᴍᴇʀ ʙᴏᴅʏʙᴜɪʟᴅᴇʀ Nancy Gillespie. From there, Thomas underwent s.ᴇ.x ʀᴇᴀssɪɢɴᴍᴇɴᴛ sᴜʀɢᴇʀʏ. This allowed him to more resemble a ᴍᴀʟᴇ rather than a Fᴇᴍᴀʟᴇ. From there, other changes occurred. Sᴘᴇɴᴛ ᴛʜᴇ Fɪʀsᴛ ᴛᴡᴏ ᴅᴇᴄᴀᴅᴇs ᴏF ʜɪs ʟɪFᴇ as Tracy Lagondino. Growing up, he was a Gɪʀʟ Sᴄᴏᴜᴛ, Former model and a Finalist in a Miss Hawaii Teen USA pageant. He appeared regularly on the nationally televised aerobics workout series. Later, he became a ᴄᴏᴍᴘᴇᴛɪᴛɪᴠᴇ ʙᴏᴅʏʙᴜɪʟᴅᴇʀ.
Thomas and Nancy married in the state oF Hawaii. From there, the two moved to Oregon to start a Family. Nancy was ɪɴFᴇʀᴛɪʟᴇ, and thus wasn’t able to have ᴄʜɪʟᴅʀᴇɴ. With this in mind, Thomas sᴛᴏᴘᴘᴇᴅ ʜɪs ʜᴏʀᴍᴏɴᴇ ɪɴᴊᴇᴄᴛɪᴏɴs. He knew he was their only ʜᴏᴘᴇ in having a child ᴏᴜᴛsɪᴅᴇ ᴏF ᴀᴅᴏᴘᴛɪᴏɴ. Many ᴅᴏᴄᴛᴏʀs were unwilling to work with the couple when it came to ᴄᴏɴᴄᴇᴘᴛɪᴏɴ. It became a very trying time For Thomas and Nancy This Forced them to ᴏʙᴛᴀɪɴ sᴘᴇʀᴍ From an online donor. From there, the couple ʟɪᴛᴇʀᴀʟʟʏ ᴛᴏᴏᴋ ᴀ sʏʀɪɴɢᴇ ᴀɴᴅ ᴇᴍʙᴇᴅᴅᴇᴅ ᴛʜᴇ Fʟᴜɪᴅ into Thomas. Tʜɪs Fᴏʀᴄᴇᴅ ᴛʜᴇᴍ ᴛᴏ ᴏʙᴛᴀɪɴ sᴘᴇʀᴍ Fʀᴏᴍ ᴀɴ ᴏɴʟɪɴᴇ ᴅᴏɴᴏʀ. Fʀᴏᴍ ᴛʜᴇʀᴇ, ᴛʜᴇ ᴄᴏᴜᴘʟᴇ ʟɪᴛᴇʀᴀʟʟʏ ᴛᴏᴏᴋ ᴀ sʏʀɪɴɢᴇ ᴀɴᴅ ᴇᴍʙᴇᴅᴅᴇᴅ ᴛʜᴇ Fʟᴜɪᴅ ɪɴᴛᴏ Tʜᴏᴍᴀs.