Just now a rather large male baboon has come up to the pool to drink. He’s sitting across the water from me and I am out here by myself. Is this what pretty young girls in bikinis at a Las Vegas pool feel like?
They are India’s transgenders. Fancily decked up like an Indian woman, you can easily distinguish them from the female gender by their masculine features and voices. Their other most unique identity is the hijra’s taali.
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Interview with Etsuko Shimabukuro, one of the 100 finalists working to colonize the Red Planet.
When he arrived, I stood up and our cheeks touched, one, two. I felt the soft prickle of his beard. I was close enough to smell him. My heart was beating hard as we sat again, I had to concentrate so hard on the words, the English, and not who was saying them. I moved my legs under the table and one accidentally touched his knee. I couldn't help it. I kept it there for a fraction of a second longer. . . .
I offered him a tenth of what he wanted in halting Mandarin. He was surprised, but jumped into the negotiations with delight. A few minutes later he was complaining that I would be taking the food from his children’s mouths and I had a new hat.
Interview with Mary King, who walked 7,500kms through Japan with Etsuko Shimabukuro.
Scottish sex worker Laura Lee tells all about business, sex workers' rights, and even bondage.