Photos of Thai Lady-boys, aka Kathoeys at cabaret shows, and guides on awareness and lady-boy culture in Thailand.
This photo was taken at Mimosa. Can’t fault the costume and the make-up, and I would have loved to stay and get some more shots. But 20 baht per photo was more frightening than the make-up.
To understand the psyche of Thailand’s lady-boys [kathoeys] you need to get inside their minds. To know why lady-boys are who they are, and why they are, is something best not left to presumption. This series of lady-boy documentaries answers the questions everybody wants the answers to, I should really say, the lady-boys featured in […]
I think the somewhat forlorn gaze of the lady-boy makes this photo. I almost felt inspired enough to try a little poetry, almost.
Despite mass media coverage, countless books and documentaries, Thailand’s lady-boys are still a bit of an unexplained Miss Terry mystery. This photo (below) was taken at Mimosa in Pattaya, must just say, thanks for striking such a wonderful pose.
When I first arrived in Pattaya I was a backpacker setting out on my journey of a lifetime. When I left Pattaya I was a failed backpacker, I was broke, in love, optimistic and hopeful, with a grand plan which would see my return to Pattaya “my promised land”, and that was the second and […]
Some of Pattaya’s ladyboys, (also known as Kathoeys or Transgenders) are somewhat loud and pushy, some are unassuming and modest, some simply like to state “I am Ladyboy”.
A Lady-boy with a twinkling eye: photo taken at Pattaya’s Mimosa “city of love”, prior to the start of the Lady-boy cabaret show.