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Living as a trans woman in the Philippines

Despite the conservative Catholic traditions in the Philippines, transgender women are a highly visible part of society. Gingoyon was born a boy, but from childhood wanted to change gender. Aurora Almendral went to meet Maki who now lives as a woman, is a beauty queen, and has set up an online dating site for other trans women. (Photo: WenWen Zaspa)

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11 minutes