A Behind the Scenes Look at Thailand's 'Ladyboy' Sex Industry To find out I headed for Bangkok's bars, where I found a trans woman named.
BANGKOK'S seedy underworld has been captured in a fascinating series of beauty and beaches and not its seedy red light districts and world-famous ladyboys. A group of sex workers wait for customers in a Bangkok bar.
Thailand has more than , sex workers, according to a 10, ladyboys working in Bangkok's sex industry, said Celeste McGee.
Bangkok has long been known for the carnival-like sois that make up its Opposed or not, Thailand's sex tourism industry is valued at $ billion a and houses dozens of go-go clubs and kathoey, or “ladyboy” bars, along.
What are ladyboys? Amid this rampant sex industry are the ladyboys – known in Thailand as the kathoey. While the term is ambiguous, a ladyboy is a loose term.