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

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This is so necessary in today’s world!

On Tuesday’s episode of The Fosters, Aaron — a transgender statute student played by real trans actor Elliot Fletcher( above) — and Callie( Maia Mitchell) are officially a pair!

This marks the first time a lead female character of a teen drama has coupled up with someone transgender.

Maia told TVGuide.com that this relationship is “breaking down barriers” regarding trans representation in the media. She said 😛 TAGEND

“[ The episode] touches on a lot of things for trans children, specially the relationship between Callie and Aaron. It’s really important that we do insure the heroine female of a show in a relationship with a trans human … I think it’s breaking down impediments. I don’t think I’ve seen that, specially not on a demonstrate with our demographic. It’s a really important issue and it’s going to speak to a lot of people, especially the trans community. I’m really proud of it.”

When the two characters became official, devotees couldn’t contain their exhilaration! As find on Twitter: