‘She’ said that ever since taking them it changed the texture of his skin, made his body hair less prominent, redistributed fat in such a way as to make him look more ‘feminine’ and.. To me, the hormone treatment alone is what sets them apart from the transvestite who is just playing dress-up on the weekends.
Ladyboys will work their job as a ladyboy and basically go about their complete routine as a ‘woman’. Consulate office a few months ago I went to their location in Cebu which is on the ground floor of the Waterfront Hotel.
As I’ve mentioned before, everybody here already knows who is ‘local’ and who is ‘new to town’.
They are walking about the same sidewalks, working in the malls and at the same marketplaces and beaches.
On my second day here I went directly to the nearby mall (only 3 blocks away, so I usually walk) and I went upstairs to the food court to try and patch in to the wifi signal while getting myself some breakfast.
It gets to a point at this level that these guys could easily pass themselves as a woman.
These are not the big shouldered, hairy-backed drag-queens I’ve seen along Los Angeles boulevard or Sunset Strip.
I’m sure there is a more detailed, politically correct version of these definitions but I’ll just share with you the ballpark definitions I’ve been familiar with. The women, not so much, but I have met and known several ‘butch’ lesbians here.