Transgender

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Real Faces, Real People, Real Love in Vietnam

Maika Elan didn’t know what to expect two years ago when she knocked on doors at a popular hotel for gay and lesbian couples in Siem Riep, Cambodia. She was surprised when most of the guests — many of whom were foreigners — told her she was welcome to take their portraits.

The New York Times
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January 7, 2013

Wayne Maines: I Wish You Were My Dad

A couple of weeks ago I taught a few gender studies classes and when I was done with each lecture, half of the class was in tears, and so was I. After one class a young man came up and lingered as if he wanted to say more, but he did not know how to begin. Then he whispered, "I wish you were my dad."

The Huffington Post
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January 3, 2013

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