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The Warias

Indonesia's Muslim transvestites need a place to pray, too.

by VICE Staff
Feb 1 2012, 12:00am

VICE heads to Indonesia to visit the Senin-Kamis School, an Islamic school for Javanese transvestites. Our host, Hannah Brooks, meets the school's founder, Maryani, and the rest of the ladies who call this place home. Then Hannah is taken to a local funeral, where Maryani speaks about the difficulties of living as a transvestite and a practicing Muslim.