Ethics of dating from dating to being in a relationship
Disclosing you are transgender comes with a steep penalty; very few straight people are willing to date a transgender person, period.
The odds aren’t great with dating within the LGB community, but scarcity is its own problem.
This is particularly true if they believe that finding such chemistry may make people who weren’t open to the possibility more receptive to the idea, once they realize transgender people aren’t the boogeymen they imagined (Or boogey women. This is regarded differently than any other sort of genetic or sexual history issue where consent and violence is concerned.
For example, suppose a woman had a Jewish grandmother.
Similarly, failing to disclose that you have black, white, Latino, or any other sort of heritage, does not constitute rape or justification for violence.
There is a great deal of stigma attached to being a man who dates a transgender woman, even when that transgender woman is Despite the very strong incentive against putting your “transness” out front as part of your profile, an analysis of surveys revealed that 61% of transgender people tell potential partners they are transgender before they ever go out on a first date. reward calculation for a stealth, post-operative transgender woman in her 50s who has lived as a woman for 35 years, whom no one in her circle of friends has ever known as anything but a woman, is very low.Thus, the real question being asked isn’t whether transgender people are ethically obligated to tell partners.It is about double standards, and about why people who find transgender individuals threatening to their self-image seek justification for violence.I believe they started dating before she graduated, and got married a few years afterwards.I don't see any sign that this was frowned upon from other department professors.