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*JR*
May 26th, 2012, 03:31 PM
Election could install the highest-ranking transgender candidate in Thai history.

http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/yollada-nok_suanyot_thailand_2012.png

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.

Full article: http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/thailand/120525/transgender-candidate-yollada-nok-suanyot-politics-elections

(Damn, I'd hit it. And I'll bet most straight guys would too) :tape:

Sammo
May 26th, 2012, 03:44 PM
Well... she looks much better than most Thai women :lol:

ElusiveChanteuse
May 26th, 2012, 04:34 PM
Well, some transgendered people look better than the actual gender people for sure, thanks to advanced technology/medical knowledge.:oh:

McPie
May 27th, 2012, 10:07 AM
and we are the best in transgender system :p

Halepsova
May 27th, 2012, 06:59 PM
Well... she looks much better than most Thai women :lol:

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.

Sammo
May 27th, 2012, 09:19 PM
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 :hearts:

http://images.beautyriot.com/photos/lucy-liu-half-updo-romantic-black.jpg

PhilePhile
May 27th, 2012, 09:56 PM
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.

:angel:

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*JR*
May 27th, 2012, 09:57 PM
My standard for Asian beauty is Lucy Liu :hearts:

http://images.beautyriot.com/photos/lucy-liu-half-updo-romantic-black.jpg

Thailand's Prime MILF is hotter than either one. :drool:

http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/files/2011/08/yingluck-shinawatra.jpg