Transgender man Thomas Beatie gave
birth to his third child, a boy, RadarOnline.com
An unnamed source told the website that
the child had light brown hair and blue eyes.
“He's very handsome and adorable, and
he's big and healthy,” the source said.
It was Beatie's easiest delivery yet,
the source added. Father and son left the hospital after a brief
Beatie's 2008 announcement that he was
pregnant in gay monthly The Advocate drew controversy and
stirred emotions about Beatie's claimed masculinity. He defended his
right to have a child on The Oprah Winfrey Show, saying:
“I feel it's not a male or
female desire to have a child. It's a human need. I'm a person and
I have the right to have a biological child.”
a beauty queen in his former life, had sex reassignment surgery in
2002, but opted to keep his reproductive sexual organs. He then
legally changed his birth certificate from Tracy to Thomas and
married Nancy, a divorced mother of two, in 2003. The couple decided
he should get pregnant after learning that Nancy was unable to bear
another child due to a hysterectomy.
Beatie gave birth to his first child,
daughter Susan, on June 29, 2008, and his son Austin followed a year