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Miss Tiffany becomes a monk

Bangkok Post  Learning

14 May 2013

In Thailand, only males can become Buddhist monks.

Thus, it was more than a little surprising to most people  when news came out that the winner of the transsexual Miss Tiffany Universe 2009 contest, Sorrawee ‘‘Jazz’’ Nattee, had entered the monkhood on Sunday at a temple in southern Songkhla province.

While technically a man, Jazz had lived as a woman for much of his adult life. 

His family says, however, that while Jazz had had breast implants, he never underwent transgender surgeryRemoval of the implants have returned him to his original male gender. . . . Read More