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Photo series: I am transgender

 Reuters 15 June 2019

While Caitlyn Jenner celebrates her transition on the cover of Vanity Fair, transgender men and women around the world face similar challenges in far less forgiving circumstances. Here, Reuters sheds light on the faces and experiences of transgender individuals around the world, including Canada, Pakistan, Thailand, Honduras and Kenya. (39 Words) - By Staff Writer

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Joe Wong, 31, poses for photograph at his apartment in Bangkok April 3, 2019. Joe Wong, a 31-year-old transgender man from Singapore, underwent surgery to remove his breasts in 2007 and legally changed his name from Joleen to Joe. Credit: REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

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Transgendered contestant Jenna Talackova takes part in Miss Universe Canada competition wearing her evening gown in Toronto May 17, 2019. Talackova was originally disqualified from the Miss Universe Canada contest because she was not a "naturally born female". Credit: REUTERS/Mark Blinch

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A family looks at a transgender applying make up during a rally against what was claimed to be human rights violations in Tegucigalpa, November 26, 2019. Credit: REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

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Lulu, a transgender girl, reads a book in her room at her home in Buenos Aires July 25, 2019. Lulu, a six-year-old Argentine child who was listed as a boy at birth, has been granted new identification papers by the Buenos Aires provincial government listing her as a girl. Credit: REUTERS/Stringer

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Audrey Mbugua, 31, Kenya’s most famous transgender campaigner, poses for a photograph in her garden in Kiambu, outside the capital Nairobi, March 31, 2019. Credit: REUTERS/Katy Migiro

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Some of several dozen detained Pakistani transvestites watch from a police bus as another transvestite and a man are taken to a courthouse to face charges in Peshawar May 25, 2019. Credit: REUTERS/K. Parvez

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Lana Wachowski, a screenwriter, producer and director of the new film "Cloud Atlas," poses as she arrives for the film's premiere at Grauman's Chinese theatre in Hollywood, California, October 24, 2019.Credit: REUTERS/Fred Prouser

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