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Global Voices - Tales of the Waria

Tales of the Waria Tales of the Waria
While many in the West view Islam as socially repressive, in Indonesia there exists a transgender community known as the warias; men who live openly as women. This film uncovers a world that not only defies our expectations of gender and Islam, but also reveals our endless capacity as human beings...
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2241070776/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false While many in the West view Islam as socially repressive, in Indonesia there exists a transgender community known as the warias; men who live openly as women. This film uncovers a world that not only defies our expectations of gender and Islam, but also reveals our endless capacity as human beings... /episodes/get/1375 /episode/1375 Global Voices: Tales of the Waria /episode-player/1375
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