Meet the cute teen couple who met while they were both transitioning (VIDEO)
Arin Andrews and Katie Hill are America’s first openly transgender teen couple.
The pair met while they both were going through the transitioning process in 2012.
They are the first openly transgender teen couple in the USA, with their touching story inspiring hope in lovelorn trans teens across the world.
Andrews and Hill’s relationship has won the couple an army of fans, after they shared their journey online, through a series of videos – which covered everything from teen romance to the physical changes they both experiencing.
“I don’t think anyone unless they know our story would come to the conclusion that we’re a trans man and a trans woman dating,” said Hill.
“They would just see us as a boy and a girl dating.”
“I’ve always loved women and liked women as a female because I’ve always deep down known that I was straight male,” added Andrews.
Their relationship quickly became the subject of international media coverage, and was recently the subject of a news BBC documentary ‘Young, Trans and Looking for Love’ which is available on BBC iPlayer.
Although the pair have recently split, they remain extremely close – and have inspired other trans teens in the documentary who are also looking for love.
Devon Ellerman – an 18-year-old transgender male – says he hopes he can one day be as happy Andrews.
“When I was younger I saw a few of Arin’s videos. Watching his videos definitely made me feel that I wasn’t all alone. There’s folks out there that feel the same way I do,” he said.
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“It’s a little bit difficult in the dating scene because I don’t really know anybody and nobody really knows me.
“I think the ultimate goal, at the end of my life, I’d would definitely want to find somebody that I’m in love with,” he added.
“I think it would be lovely to eventually marry a woman and carry on with our lives as normal people being in love.”
Watch a clip of the couple below.