Almost everyone interviewed about the topic was younger and lives in large metropolitan areas with significant queer communities (Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Chicago).The reality of trying to date while transgender is far more difficult and complicated, however. The episode quotes a statistic that only 7% of marriages survive transition.Transgender advocates have, for years, been calling for an end to what they label the "epidemic" of transphobic violence.And while every November 20, the community and its allies remember those lives lost on the international Transgender Day of Remembrance, 2015 was a particularly deadly year for transgender women in the United States.Hawkins, who , while members of trans communities “report generally positive interactions with members of GLLU,” the lack of broader outreach to the community is troublesome.
Much of the violence that trans people encounter is in the context of sex and dating, and for us to be empowered with the tools to communicate who we are and on our own terms, is incredible.”Tinder isn’t the first social media company to shift away from the male-female gender binary.
She's Loiy from The Philippines and I never thought about starting a long-distance relationship.
But the fact is I felt a strong attraction to her from the very beginning, so I told myself "why not? Seven months after, I visited Loiy for the second time in the Philippines and we are now seriously engaged after I asked for her hand from her parents.
While I cannot find the origin of this statistic, I do believe it is accurate.
However, even if a marriage doesn't end, the statistic doesn't tell the whole story.