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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 :
This is the sort of TELEVISION that is actually altering and conserving lives.
This isn’t really me being thrilled and overemphasizing. Jeffrey Masters(@jeffmasters1) March 29, 2017
87%of the population does not understand somebody who is trans (or understand that they understand is trans ). REPRESENTATION ON TELEVISION like this MATTERS. Jeffrey Masters( @jeffmasters1 ) March 29, 2017
If you do not deliver Callie and Aaron on the fosters we cannot be pals, #ppppp> kenzie (@kenzieegordon) March 29, 2017
Bravo, Freeform !
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