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Biography History Humanities Journal/Diary Law/Legal Nonfiction Social Sciences

Ladyboys: The Secret World of Thailand’s Third Gender

By Pornchai Sereemongkonpol , 2008

An intimate portrait of Thailand’s ladyboys, the men who have chosen to become women. Funny, passionate, angry and provocative, Ladyboys is a no-holds-barred look at the secretive lives of Thailand’s transsexual men. Here, they offer intimate details of the lives that they’ve never publicly revealed. They talk about the choices they’ve made, their relationships, families, frustrations and hopes. The stories include those of an exotic cabaret performer, a sex worker and even a Muay Thai boxing champion.

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