That's because Ross is a trans woman and her fiancé didn't want other people to know."A man is able to take me to a restaurant, but he's not able to take me home to mom," Ross said.
"Society is still not at a place yet where they see us as family."Ross called off the engagement and was single for about eight years.
The pair had been chatting online for two months after making contact through a dating site.
They decided to meet for the first time when Ms Whigham was visiting the city of Biloxi, where Hickerson lived, on July 23 last year.
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And if someone is attracted to her without knowing she's trans, they lose interest once they find out, according to Richards."Straight men in particular are afraid that liking a trans woman somehow makes them gay," Richards said. Campbell Mc Collum said concern about dating is an issue in the trans community."I know that a lot of trans people feel like they will never be loved and that is another reason why we have such a high suicide rate as well because we don't know if people will be able to accept us as husbands and wives and lovers and partners," he said.
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The hospital nurse picked him up at the gates of Keesler Air Force Base, where he was training to be a weather forecaster, and drove them to her hotel, the court heard.
CCTV footage showed them walking into her room together at Best Western at about 8.30pm.
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A former sailor in the US Navy stabbed a woman 119 times when she revealed she was transgender after they had sex, a court heard.