A time to shine for Tonga’s silenced leitis

Tongan transgender activist, Joey Mataele. Picture: SUPPLIED

The struggle for more acceptance and tolerance of transgender and LGBT communities within largely religious and conservative Pacific communities has been highlighted in a new film winning the hearts of global audiences. LeitiĀ is short for the termĀ fakaleiti, a term that describes a person who is born as a male, but who acts in a feminine […]

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