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Army draft anxiety for transgender Thais

A transgender woman sits as she waits for her documents during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok, Thailand. 

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A transgender woman sits as she waits for her documents during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A transgender woman sits as she waits for her documents during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A transgender woman waits for a health examination during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. 


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A transgender woman waits for a health examination during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A transgender woman waits for a health examination during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A military office exams young men during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. 

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A military office exams young men during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A military office exams young men during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Kanphitcha Sungsuk, 21, (C), lines up with young men to speak to officers during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. 


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Kanphitcha Sungsuk, 21, (C), lines up with young men to speak to officers during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Kanphitcha Sungsuk, 21, (C), lines up with young men to speak to officers during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A military officer puts tape on the arm of a transgender woman during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. 


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A military officer puts tape on the arm of a transgender woman during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A military officer puts tape on the arm of a transgender woman during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A transgender woman puts on make up as she waits to speak to officers during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. 

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A transgender woman puts on make up as she waits to speak to officers during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A transgender woman puts on make up as she waits to speak to officers during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A young man reacts after being exempted from military service during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A young man reacts after being exempted from military service during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A young man reacts after being exempted from military service during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Kanphitcha Sungsuk, 21, waits for a health examination during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Kanphitcha Sungsuk, 21, waits for a health examination during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Kanphitcha Sungsuk, 21, waits for a health examination during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A man pulls a ticket out from a plastic bucket during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A man pulls a ticket out from a plastic bucket during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A man pulls a ticket out from a plastic bucket during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A man is examined during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A man is examined during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A man is examined during an army draft held at a school in Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Kanphitcha Sungsuk, 21, rides on a motorcycle with her friends after an army draft at Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Kanphitcha Sungsuk, 21, rides on a motorcycle with her friends after an army draft at Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Kanphitcha Sungsuk, 21, rides on a motorcycle with her friends after an army draft at Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Kanphitcha Sungsuk holds up a picture of herself as a young boy after an army draft at her home near Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Kanphitcha Sungsuk holds up a picture of herself as a young boy after an army draft at her home near Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Kanphitcha Sungsuk holds up a picture of herself as a young boy after an army draft at her home near Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Kanphitcha Sungsuk uses her mobile phone with her friends after an army draft at her home near Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Kanphitcha Sungsuk uses her mobile phone with her friends after an army draft at her home near Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Kanphitcha Sungsuk uses her mobile phone with her friends after an army draft at her home near Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Kanphitcha Sungsuk works after an army draft at her shop near Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Kanphitcha Sungsuk works after an army draft at her shop near Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Kanphitcha Sungsuk works after an army draft at her shop near Klong Toey, the dockside slum area in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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