Thailand's first transgender MP sets her goals

Her targets include amending the Film Act so that artists are allowed freedom of expression

In a land known for its annual pageant featuring 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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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 31, 2019, with the headline 'Thailand's first transgender MP sets her goals'. Print Edition | Subscribe