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STORY 'Thailand-religion-society-gender' by Janesara FUGAL This... News PhotoAdolescence,Beginnings,Buddhism,Ceremony,Chiang Khong,Chiang Rai Province,Education,Horizontal,Learning,Monk - Religious Occupation,North,Outdoors,Religion,Religious Celebration,Sitting,Small,Social Issues,Thailand,Town,TranssexualPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPTO GO WITH AFP STORY 'Thailand-religion-society-gender' by Janesara FUGAL This picture taken on June 16, 2011 shows Buddhist novice monks sitting on the steps of the Wat Kreung Tai temple during a small ceremony, in Thailand's northern border town of Chiang Khong. The Kreung Tai temple has run a course to teach masculinity to boys who are 'katoeys', the Thai term for transsexuals or ladyboys, aged between 11 and 18 since 2008. AFP PHOTO/Christophe ARCHAMBAULT (Photo credit should read CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/GettyImages)