Watch: How Thailand’s Ladyboys Are Breaking Sexist Stereotypes

Thailand’s ladyboys, known as kathoeys, has been a flourishing community that welcomes trans people who have been ostracized in the state.

Ladyboys, loosely translated as men choosing to have a feminine appearance, have had their tussles when they were forced to do jobs in the grisly red-light districts without the opportunity to choose a career of their choice.

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But since 2007, there have been reforms in Thailand through the Gender Equality Act with the capital becoming tolerant towards the LGBT community here.

Watch the video to know more about how Thailand’s ladyboys are adapting to the reformed changes that identify them appropriately guaranteeing equal privileges and opportunities.


Sources: Time, Thailand Travel Guides, Culture Trip

Image Credits: Google Images


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