I am intelligent, capable, and a katoey: Thailand's first transgender MP


BANGKOK - In a land known for its annual pageant for stunning, svelte women who were born male, Ms Tanwarin Sukkhapisit stands out as an unconventional transgender woman.

She meets The Sunday Times with her blond-dyed bangs tied up defiantly atop her bob, pairing her lacy black dress with dark sneakers.

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