Changing identities in the island paradise of Bali

They knew already at an early age that they were not born boys nor would grow up and live as men. As a result of surgeries (silicone breast implants, sometimes penis removal) and hormone therapy, now they live as women.

They changed their body to maintain their self-identity. They went ahead and achieved the life they wanted; looking for better opportunities, they moved to the pearl of the Indonesian archipelago, to the island paradise called Bali.

The island’s historical events caused similar irreversible interventions, as the scalpels’ precise prunings. It has become a mass tourism resort from the island, famous for its cultural heritage and beautiful sights.