Most researchers believe sexual orientation is complex, and that biology plays an important role.
This means that many people are born with their sexual orientation, or that it is established at an early age.
On October 15, in Gaithersburg, Maryland, 20-year-old Rico Le Blond shot and killed Zella Ziona, a trans woman.
According to charging documents obtained by a CBS affiliate, Le Blond killed Ziona because she “began acting flamboyantly towards Le Blond and greatly embarrassed Le Blond in front of his peers.”Investigators believe that Le Blond and Ziona were having an argument as a result of their friendship becoming public.
Sadly, the dispute went beyond words with Le Blond shooting Ziona multiple times in the head and groin. Sade Thomas, Ziona’s cousin said, “I just want to know why.
Police are now considering hate crime charges in her death in addition to the first degree murder charge Le Blond is facing. Why did you take such beautiful, amazing soul like that and he was never the type of person to hate you or do anything to you?
Being a transgender girl means she dresses like a girl, acts like a girl and has adopted a girl’s name.
Perhaps, this tragic story will illustrate the problem that topic was trying to confront. Please feel free to contact us for more information.Mental Health America: How to talk with Kids about Sexual Orientation & Prejudice : Downloadable material – Helpful information for discussing with children of varying ages. – by The National Mental Health Association – Some people believe gay people are born gay, while others believe they choose to be gay.Which is what I do a lot.” Two years ago, with the support of her family and pediatrician, Stella made a profound choice.She transitioned from the male gender assigned to her at birth, and now lives her life as the girl she’s always known herself to be.
”The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs report that there have been 22 reported homicides of trans and gender nonconforming people in 2015. If a man can murder a woman in cold blood simply because he was embarrassed that his masculinity was challenged, it’s his masculinity that needs to be addressed not Ziona’s personal choices.