Ladyboys by Susan Aldous with Pornchai Sereemongkonpol
The Secrets World of Thailand's Third Gender
This extraordinary book is an intimate portrait of Thailand's ladyboys: the men who have chosen to become women. Funny, passionate, angry and provocative, Ladyboys is a no-holds-barred look at the secret lives of Thailand's transsexual men. The book offers intimate details of the lives that they've never publicly revealed. They talk about the choices they've made, their relationships, families, frustrations and hopes. The stories include those of an exotic cabaret performer, a sex worker and even a Muay Thai boxing champion. Ladyboys will leave you amused, saddened, and entertained.