In this video, NBC BLK talked to trans people and their partners to hear their stories of how they met, what love is to them and how they overcome adversity.
Tiq and Kim Milan told NBC BLK they met on Facebook. The couple revealed that they fell in love shortly after they started messaging each other.
Sasha Alexander and Olympia Perez met at an event where Alexander was speaking on the ideas of love for trans people. Alexander said in the video, "It was about bringing together black trans folks."
Janai and Sean Coleman met at a ball, "but we tell everybody it was a party." Janai said, "I saw Sean and the room stopped."
Janai continued, "Sean made me believe that all my dreams can come true."
When it comes to adversity, Milan ended the powerful video with these amazing words:
LOVE IS LOVE.
This is the first installment of this special NBCBLK series, from BLKOUT and NBC News.
To learn more about the series that is following stories of LGBTQ persons of color head here.