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Beyond the glitz, Lebanese transgender model breaks taboos

Beyond the glitz, Lebanese transgender model breaks taboos

In a central Beirut cafe, transgender model Sasha Elijah flips open a paper fan and whips out her new ice cream cone-shaped high-heeled shoes for a potential drag costume. It is a deliberately provocative display of femininity from Sasha, who is on a mission to challenge the stigma and taboo of being transgender in the […]