’s Kyle Dixon comes out as bisexual in an upcoming episode of the Bravo reality series, and reveals to his fellow cast mates that he has a history of dating transgender women.In a preview clip shown on last week, Kyle casually informs Kate and Ben that he first came out to his father because he “had a transgender missus at the time.” Asked by Kate to clarify that he had dated a transgender woman, Kyle said, “Well, no.Simply put: Don't let what you see in porn dictate how you communicate with a trans woman. Don't make me feel like I need to be your teacher 24/7. I am not your lab rat or personal science experiment.Many guys tend to ask questions, which is good in some circumstances. It's already hard for a trans girl to genuinely date or be in a relationship, because of, oh, I don't know: points nos. Guys, be very clear and up-front about what you are seeking.[Latin Kings gang member gets life term for killing transgender teen with hammer] The 2009 law, which President Barack Obama signed into law, expanded federal hate crime laws to include acts motivated by the victim’s real or perceived gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability.It is named for Shepard, a 21-year-old gay Wyoming man who was killed in 1998 after being beaten and tied to a fence, and for Byrd, a 49-year-old black man murdered in Texas that same year by white supremacists who dragged him behind their truck and decapitated him.“The Justice Department will continue its efforts to vindicate the rights of those individuals who are affected by bias-motivated crimes.” Vallum was previously sentenced to life in prison for the slaying under state charges in Mississippi, where Vallum stabbed Williamson and beat her with a hammer after driving her into the state from Alabama.Because Mississippi lacks hate crime legislation, Jackson County prosecutors sought the cooperation of federal authorities to see if such charges could be pursued.
I wanted to be a positive role model on TV, and be relatable. Don't refer to me as a "tranny." Sure, while you might see a lot of trans porn stars labeling themselves that way, many trans women experience it as derogatory.The term "tranny" makes me feel like a thing rather than a person.I hooked up with one by accident, and then I found out I was a bit partial to it.” Later, Kyle reveals that Ashley, “the girl [he’s] kinda been seeing back in England on-and-off,” is a transgender woman.Kyle’s cast mates reacted with incredulous surprise, saying they “did not see this coming whatsoever.” On “They had mixed reactions,” Kyle told Radar Online, though he wouldn’t elaborate.