Affiche Ladyboys
  • 2 saisons
  • 15 épisodes
  • Début :
    2012
  • Statut :
    En Cours
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This intriguing and thought-provoking new documentary series travels to Thailand to explore the world of male-to-female transgender persons.

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S01E01 Celebrity Ladyboys 14/05/2012 Following the stories of Thai transsexuals who have risen to fame. Belle is about to release a debut single after revealing her true identity on a talent show, and Poy won the transgender equivalent of Miss World. Business owner Nok reveals how hard it can be for transgender individuals to be accepted in the eyes of the law, and now campaigns for change.
S01E02 Ladyboy Beauty Queens 21/05/2012 Two-dozen transsexuals from across the globe arrive, weighed down by bags of costumes, pneumatic breast implants and complex personal histories. Men they were not – they were female in almost every way.
S01E03 The Men Who Love Ladyboys 28/05/2012 In this programme we also look at the relationships between Thai ladyboys and Western men. This is not just a sex-tourism thing, as often portrayed by the media. It is not unusual for them to develop long-lasting and tender bonds.
S01E04 The Ladyboy Capital of the World 04/06/2012 An exploration of the ladyboy shows in Pattaya, a once sleepy Thai fishing village that is now the ladyboy capital of the world. Plus, a behind-the-scenes look at the running of Alcazar, a popular transgender cabaret venue, where acts flock to in search of fame and fortune
S01E05 Ladyboy Surgery 11/06/2012 Investigating gender-reassignment surgery in Thailand, following transsexuals as they challenge perceptions to achieve financial success in their chosen careers and fight national law to be officially accepted as women.
S01E06 Doing It for Themselves 18/06/2012 Businessman Chan hopes his $4million investment in the ladyboy business will be rewarded. There is also an update on the progress of Miss International Queen runner-up Sahhara as she records her latest single in her new home-city of London, and Nok is considering tackling Thailand's discriminatory laws head on.

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