Transgender couple make history with birth of their first child
Transgender man and transgender woman become parents.
A transgender man has given birth after conceiving with his transgender wife, The Independent reports. The couple is the first transgender couple in South America to do so.
Fernando Machado, who was assigned female at birth, and his partner Diane Rodriguez, who was assigned male, welcomed their first child.
‘Being a mother was never something I thought I would do because I am a transsexual,’ Ms. Rodriguez says to The Daily Mail:
'The law before demanded that to be recognized as a woman you had to be castrated.’
In 2013 she became the he first transgender candidate to run for Congress in Ecuador.