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Thailand: Transgender diva seeks political office

Election could install the highest-ranking transgender candidate in Thai history.



BANGKOK, Thailand — Consider Yollada “Nok” Suanyot among the more unique challenges for campaign strategists. After all, the public is seldom presented with a male-born political candidate who was famously arrested as a teen for using a fake ID to enter — and win — women’s beauty pageants.

Via May 27 provincial elections, Yollada could become the highest-ranking transgender politician in Thailand’s history. If victorious, a potential but unlikely scenario, she will have taken a most unusual route to political office: rebellious teenage pageant queen to pop singer to rights advocate and entrepreneur.

Yollada, now 28, is campaigning in her home province of Nan, a remote region on the Thai-Laos border. She has no party’s backing. She competes independently against a candidate from Thailand’s well-funded ruling party, Pheu Thai, for a top position commanding provincial finances.

In lieu of a war chest, Yollada has notoriety. She is perhaps best known as a cover model and former member of Venus Flytrap, a Spice Girls-esque troupe of fellow male-to-female transgender Thais. (Her stage name was Posh Venus). More recently, Yollada has attracted attention by forming a rights group — the TransFemale Association of Thailand — and openly calling for state-funded sex changes. She is public about her desire to raise children.

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Well... she looks much better than most Thai women

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Well, some transgendered people look better than the actual gender people for sure, thanks to advanced technology/medical knowledge.
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I suppose you aren't western, are you? Most Europeans/Americans I know don't fall for this kind of beauty. They prefer the urban Thai women looks.
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I suppose you aren't western, are you? Most Europeans/Americans I know don't fall for this kind of beauty. They prefer the urban Thai women looks.
I am. My standard for Asian beauty is Lucy Liu


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