bringing a knife to a gun fight

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And now for a word about completely different UNIX:

«Born as boys, they have strong female feelings - some become cross-dressers, others opt for often crude surgery.

“I am quite comfortable doing sex work. I am not looking for another profession,” says Famila as she oversees arrangements for the big do, called the habba.»

—BBC: India’s enunchs demand rights

It seems to me that these hijra may be lacking certain, er, qualifications for sex work. Perhaps I’m not using my imagination enough. It is with confidence that I turn this item over for general discussion, knowing that my Gentle Readers will elucidate and titillate at the same time (perhaps with only one hand typing to boot).

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