I've been watching the series "Pose" about ball culture in the trans and gay community in NY in the '80s. Transwomen would form "houses" by renting an apartment where many could live, take several "children" under their wing, and be called "Mother." These created families were much closer and more supportive than blood relations. Thank you for this very interesting story. Expanding the ways we can love and show up for each other is nothing but good. <3

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