Her family in Mexico makes her use separate dishes for fear she carries sexually transmitted diseases, a common and bigoted misconception about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Doug Jones urges vote for Equality Act. Church leaders are also lobbying for the removal of lessons on gender in primary schools, arguing that such content encourages homosexuality. Sign up here to receive the next issue in your inbox. As a result, same-sex couples can petition for a marriage license in states where same-sex unions are not recognized, which currently is the case in the vast majority of the country. Taylor, who is Mexican but grew up in the United States, crossing between countries also requires her to move uncomfortably between genders. Sarah Aziza.
A little more than two years ago, she started performing drag shows in Mexicali — where, with her family, she was still living at the time as Raul Gonzalez.
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But her face was bare as she rode the bus toward the international border one recent afternoon, and her long black hair was tucked under a hat.