Transgenders In Armenia

Interview by Nazik Armenakian

Layma, 30, many transgender sex workers live or have lived in Layma's apartment. She has been working as a sex worker since she was 14 years old but she dreams of having another job.
 

 

Layma's bride doll.

 

Transgender sex workers spend a lot of time getting dressed and putting on their make-up.

 

Maga, 19, is from Echmiadzin(Armavir region). She is working as a hairdresser in her city during the day and as a sex worker at night in Yerevan(capital of Armenia).

 

Lyalya, 45, bisexual. During private events, he likes to dress up in women's clothing.

 

Lorena-Madonna, 25, grew up in an orphanage. She has been working in the sex trade for six years.

 

Lorena has been working as a sex worker for six years. Most of the city's residents know her and she doesn't even try to hide her identity.

 

Lorena is going to the park. Transgender sex-workers work their trade in the park every night.

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