How does trans-based discrimination affect romantic relationships?
By Bianca Valle Growing up in a strict latinx household, romantic relationships with boys and talks of sexuality were a bit of a taboo. To this day I’m afraid to have the sex talk with my mother, and still tiptoe around the fact that I have a boyfriend. But because I am a cisgender woman, my experiences are very much different from those of my transgender peers. I have to worry about whether my parents approve of me having a boyfriend or not and I stay away from sexual topics