Only 8% of teens say they have met a romantic partner online.
Here’s a great healthy relationship definition from the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance (2009): A significant majority of students report experience of sexual harassment.
In it, the 15-year-old trailblazer recounts one of her first real dates with a cisgender boy who “didn’t care” about her gender identity the way other boys did, her first kiss, and the sometimes heartbreaking struggle she endured to get there.
Jennings also said she thinks that dating will get easier for trans teens like her as the community becomes more visible.
Half of teens (50%) say they have friended someone on Facebook or another social media site as a way to show romantic interest, while 47% have expressed attraction by liking, commenting on or interacting with that person on social media.
Additionally, 55% of teens say they show interest in someone by flirting with them in person.