When Idil Mohamed walks down the street with her husband, they often attract stares, and sometimes rude comments.
"Just the other day we were walking together and this guy yelled out the window and he said, 'interracial,'" Mohamed said.
Some close family members started to distance themselves from her.
"Yeah, obviously, you can see that." Idil Mohamed is Somali, and wears the Muslim headscarf. He converted to Islam before they met on a Muslim dating website.
"We get very strange looks any time we are together," Chippendale said."Often times, I myself wouldn't feel necessarily as uncomfortable, but my wife often does not even want to be seen holding my hand, because it's awkward because of all the looks." Idil Mohamed came to America when she was 12 years old.