Ladyboys: The Secret World of Thailand's Third Gender

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Maverick House , Jan 8, 2015 - Social Science - 288 pages

 This extraordinary book is 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 secret lives of Thailand’s transsexual men.  The book offers 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. Ladyboys will leave you amused, saddened, and entertained. 




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Section 15
Section 16
Section 17
Section 18

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About the author (2015)

Pornchai Sereemongkonpol graduated from Chulalongkorn University with a bachelor’s degree in Arts. He has written for entertainment magazines and worked as an editor for a Bangkok-based bilingual advertising and design magazine. He lives in Bangkok.

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