Marven, who belongs to Mexico's third gender, chats with us about tacos, Oaxaca, and the power of mezcal.
Muxes are people who are born biologically male and dress as women—but they don't consider themselves cross-dressers or transgender. Instead, they are treated as “the third gender,” and they identify neither as men nor as women.
Daniel meets Palo, a local Oaxacan muxe (Mexico's third gender), who shows him traditional food like iguana stew, turtle eggs, and armadillo.
Watch the trailer for our MUNCHIES Guide to Oaxaca, wherein VICE Mexico editor, Daniel Hernandez takes us on a journey through the culinary paradise that is the state in southern Mexico.