Transgender Man Becomes First to Have Baby with Transgender Female
A transgender couple became the first to have their own child when a transgender man gave birth to a baby boy.
Fernando Machado, who used to be a woman, and Diane Rodriguez, who used to be a man, were able to have the baby because neither had undergone corrective surgery, Express reports.
“Our son is not only a blessing, but he also promotes love,” the couple wrote in a Facebook post that included a photo of their newborn son.
“Being a mother was never something I thought I would do because I am a transsexual,” Rodriguez said. “The law before demanded that to be recognized as a woman you had to be castrated.”
Rodriguez made headlines back in 2013 when she became the first transgender candidate to run for public office in Ecuador.