Skip to comments.Overcoming immigration and same-sex issues in sight for some couples
Posted on 07/25/2013 7:23:57 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement
Bernice Blas and Andrea Hernandez met in high school in Los Angeles and became a couple shortly after graduating in 2003. They moved in together and their relationship grew, much like many other high school sweethearts.
Yet, while they shared the same home, they lived on opposite sides of a clear divide. Hernandez, now 27, was born in the United States and is a U.S. citizen. Blas, now 26, until recently was not legally in the country. When she was 9 years old, her mother brought her to California from Mexico.
(Excerpt) Read more at lasvegassun.com ...
Genchi was pursuing an asylum case based on prejudice and persecution of homosexuals in Mexico. A little over half of all asylum cases are granted in the United States.
There is prejudice everywhere, but in Mexico its more violent, I would say, Genchi said. When you encounter someone in Mexico who doesnt accept who you are, they try to hurt you physically. Here they just bully you.
Bully? BULLY! They’re allowed to use whatever toilet room they want despite not having the God-given plumbing for it, and they want to claim that they’re being bullied?
Is the government going to start making us put urinals in the ladies room?
Makes me want to move to Mexico.
No photos of the happy couple???
I wonder when they’re going to start calling them the Gender Identification Rooms instead of Men and Women’s rooms.
There is one at the link. “Partners Ivan Genchi, left, and Mauricio Fabian photographed in Las Vegas on Tuesday, July 23, 2013.”
I saw that. My first reaction was - I know lesbians often look like men, but this is downright scary. Then I realized it wasn't their photo!