Trans men earn rare spotlight on Thai magazine cover (VIDEO)

LGBT magazine Prism has made headlines on local blogs and newspapers for their first anniversary issue featuring seven trans men on the cover — rare exposure for the community in Thai media.

The issue “Gentle Trans Men” aims to create understanding and expose readers to the world of trans men, a community often mixed up with toms, queer women who identify as male and have a masculine identity; the label of which is unique to Thailand.

You can download this issue of Prism for free on iOS and Android. The magazine is bilingual, but the English-language version of the trans men issue has not been released yet.

Meanwhile, check out Coconuts TV’s documentary of the complexity of female love in Thailand.

 

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