She later transferred to National City Police Department Science Division that deals with aliens and "all things that go bump in the night".Shortly after her arrival she began to routinely attend the alien bar and had a brief romantic relationship with one of the bartenders, Darla.I finally understand I don't need you to see me, or get me, or to even like me. She had a hard childhood, being discriminated as a non-white lesbian, and so was treated as an outcast.Growing up, Maggie idolized her father and aspired to be a cop just like him.Oscar looked at her with contempt and told her "you shamed me." He left Maggie with her suitcase on the side of the road near her aunt's house.Maggie then lived with her aunt for three years, from whom she learned that her mother removed her photos from the family albums.However, Maggie cheated on Emily with an unnamed woman, which lead to a very sour break-up.Emily said some horrible things to Maggie, including that she didn't deserve to be happy, which stuck with her for a long time.
Alex denies it because she is not sure herself her orientation, and Maggie says that a lot of lesbians say the same thing prompting a shocked Alex to leave.
However, after the kiss, Maggie tells Alex that she does not want to have a relationship with someone who just came out as it never has a good ending.
After these words, Alex exits the bar disappointed.
When Maggie was 14, she realized she was a lesbian when she had her first crush on her friend, Elisa Wilkey.
Believing the feeling was mutual, Maggie wrote a Valentine’s Day card declaring her feelings and asking Elisa to the school dance and put it in the latter’s locker.