In A First, Transgender Man Gives Birth To Baby Boy In Ecuador
A lot has been talked about life of a transgender. There has always been people who call all kinds to these people. But, some sane people has also talked about their existence and always advocated for their wider acceptances among people. Things are also changing and people have started to accept them. Now, there is South-American couple from Ecuador who has scripted a history.
1Transgender man becomes pregnant
Diane Rodriguez, a transgender woman, and Fernando Machado, a transgender man, have together done something which has never happened before. Fernando fell pregnant by Diane. They become first transgender couple to have become pregnant in South America. In fact, Fernando is the first male to become pregnant.
2The couple informed that they have not underwent Gender Confirmation Surgery
The transgender couple have already informed that they have not gone for Gender Confirmation Surgery. The statement confirms that they were able to conceive the baby without the help of any medical aid. The couple also interacted with their fans all this while. They gave every bit of information about the pregnancy to their fans.
3The couple kept fans updated about the pregnancy
Not only the couple kept their fans updated during their pregnancy but they also shared the picture of caesarean scar to keep things transparent. Diane also spoke to Mexican media about this and said, “This was the wish of both of us and there was nothing biological or legal to stop us, so we decided to do it.”
4The couple never expected that they would be having baby someday
The couple had never expected that they would someday give birth to a baby boy. After giving birth to a healthy baby in 2016, the couple was overjoyed. Their fame has gone to new level in Ecuador after their baby boy. They became rage on the internet as well. But, so far, they maintained a lot of privacy since the time their baby arrived.
5The couple consciously decided to share pictures
The couple consciously made a decision to share the pictures of the whole process so that people should understand them and their lifestyle. This attitude speaks a thousand words about the couple. We also need to respect them for this. They also deserve all the happiness in the world.
6They have endured a lot of challenges
Although they have garnered a lot of attention and recognition, it is also a fact that they have also endured a challenging life. They have faced a lot of obstacles and hardships in the past and it was because of some unforgiving people.
7They overcome a lot of obstacles and challenges
There was a rumor in Ecuador that Diane was in relationship with President of the country, Rafael Correa, who had given statements against transgender. He said that he had transphobia and homophobia. Although this rumor was rife, the couple persevered all through it.
8The couple now aims to have another baby
After having a baby recently, the couple is now looking to extend the family by having another baby. They are quite enthused with the fact that were able to bring a child into this world and they are now getting very optimistic about having another baby.
9Diane was pleasantly surprised to become mother
Diane told, “Being a mother was never something I thought I would do because I am transsexual.” She has always been the one who challenged the stereotypes. She is also the first transgender candidate running for Congress.
10Fernando and Diane are inspiration to millions across the world
Fernando and Diane are inspiration to millions across the world. Their popularity is increasing leaps and bounds since the time they gave birth to baby boy. They also prove to the world that love knows no boundaries. They are a true modern family.
11Fernando and Diane prove that everything is possible
Fernando and Diane also inspires the people who thought that having a baby was impossible. They have certainly broke some barrier and did something which was never imagined. As per the BBC news, they are a symbol of growing tolerance in the region. They also thought that the tolerance is now breaking the boundaries and it is actually spreading worldwide.
12Fernando says, “We are the same as other families”
Fernando told BBC: “We are the same as other families. Even though we might not have the same rights, we’re the same.” The couple has been very inspirational in the way they have handled all these attention. They have been quite remarkable in the way they have conducted themselves all throughout this. As they are a proud parent now, we wish all the luck and happiness. We want to see them as perfect parent to the baby boy. We wish that the parenting bring them much needed solace as they have seen turbulent times in the past.