Transgender beauty contest, Pattaya, Thailand
Pattaya’s most famous event, the annual Miss Tiffany’s Universe pageant, welcomes the world’s most beautiful transgendered beauty queens.
Interesting article on how gender is constructed when it comes to bathroom signs here.
Further proof that Thailand is awesome. <3 Seriously, I love that when she switches to singing in a lower register everyone just goes crazy and cheers.
My translation of what she says at the end: “All sorts of different people…a lot of my fans are katoeys - just all sorts, you have to keep everyone along the way…the hardest thing was my father. He wouldn’t accept it. The hardest part was he used to hit me because he wanted to stop me from being a katoey. I just wanted to say to my dad: I love you very much and also - I’ve made it.”