This Australian Newspaper's Birth Announcement for a Transgender Teen Is Awesome

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Birth announcements generally pop up in newspapers not long after a child is born. In this couple's case, however, that announcement came 19 years later.

"In 1995 we announced the arrival of our sprogget (an Australian term for baby), Elizabeth Anne, as a daughter," the ad read, according to "He informs us that we were mistaken. Oops! Our bad. We would now like to present our wonderful son Kai Bogert. Loving you is the easiest thing in the world. Tidy your room."

After the story popped up in the Australian Courier Mail, people tweeted their support and admiration for the parents' sweet gesture, snapshotting the ad themselves or retweeting reports about it from media outlets.

"Best Birth Announcement ever. Today's CM. What a Wonderful family," Lisa Dart wrote, while Goldie Pwn wrote, "I wanna be this cool a Mom when I grow up."

The story was particularly touching considering Australia's government overturned its first same-sex marriage law in 2013. On top of that, over 40 percent of Australia's homeless youth identify as LGBT, according to the site, with many kicked out of their homes because of their sexual identities.

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