Buddhist novice monk and aspiring ladyboy Pipop Thanajindawong ...
Jul 16th, 2011
(AFP/File) - Buddhist novice monk and aspiring ladyboy Pipop Thanajindawong (C), seen here reciting prayers at the Wat Kreung Tai temple in Thailand's northern border town of Chiang Khong. The temple has run a course to teach masculinity to boys who are "katoeys", the Thai term for transsexuals or ladyboys, aged between 11 and 18, since 2008.(AFP/File/Christophe Archambault) -
LASHIO, Myanmar (AP) - More than 1,000 Muslims who fled Myanmar's latest bout of sectarian violence huddled in a Buddhist monastery guarded by army soldiers as calm returned to this northeastern city, though burnt out buildings leveled by Buddhist rioters still smoldered. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]