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Mariela Castro Leads Fight for Transgender Acceptanceonline video

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In 2009, the sex change ban was lifted in Cuba. President Raul Castro’s daughter Mariela, head of the country’s National Center for Sexual Education, has spearheaded the fight in Havana, Cuba.
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Malu[?] grew up on the island and she says that her dream is to have the procedure that would truly allow her to live out her sexual identity.What’s missing is the sex change operation that would let me show people that I’m a woman, but I can’t prove that to other people. I myself, I know I’m a woman, but when I’m naked how can I prove to a man that I’m a woman with a penis. I can’t do it.Soon, Malu’s dream will be possible. ...

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