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The Fosters Features A Transgender Romance And It’s About Damn Time!


This is so essential in today’s world!

On Tuesday’s episode of The Fosters, Aaron a transgender law trainee played by genuine trans star Elliot Fletcher (above) and Callie (Maia Mitchell ) are formally a couple!

This marks the very first time a lead female character of a teenager drama has actually combined up with somebody transgender.

Maia informed TVGuide. com that this relationship is “breaking down barriers” concerning trans representation in the media. She stated:

” [The episode] discuss a great deal of things for trans kids, particularly the relationship in between Callie and Aaron. It’s actually essential that we do see the heroine woman of a program in a relationship with a trans guy I believe it’s breaking down barriers. I do not believe I’ve seen that, particularly not on a program with our group. It’s an actually essential concern and it’s going to talk to a great deal of individuals, especially the trans neighborhood. I’m actually pleased with it.”

When the 2 characters ended up being main, fans could not include their enjoyment! As seen on Twitter :