December 4, 2015 / Huffington Post
Julia Boccagno
Sadly, visibility doesn’t always align with formal acceptance.
November 19, 2015 / Asian Correspondent
Julia Boccagno
Transgender prostitutes in Thailand encounter widespread stigmatization for both how they chose to identify and work. Two NGOs say decriminalizing sex work could help reverse such stereotypes.
October 5, 2015 / Untold Stories
Julia Boccagno
Medical experts and news media speculate that Caitlyn Jenner spent roughly $70,000 on facial feminization surgery. In Thailand, the procedure costs substantially less, without sacrificing results.
September 1, 2015 / Untold Stories
Julia Boccagno
Tourists from all over the world flock to Tiffany's Show Pattaya, Thailand's most famous transgender cabaret show, known for its spectacular costumes and dazzling performances.
August 31, 2015 / Huffington Post
Julia Boccagno
A trans woman with a big heart and bigger aspirations shares her story.
August 31, 2015 / Untold Stories
Julia Boccagno
Besides its beautiful beaches and friendly inhabitants, Thailand is known for its sex industry. These images feature a perspective often ignored—that of the transgender sex worker.
August 31, 2015
Steve Sapienza
Activist Andy Hall faces seven years behind bars in Thailand for research he did on labor abuses.
Pulitzer Student Fellow Julia Boccagno prepares to interview a transgender cabaret performer backstage at Tiffany's Show Pattaya. Image Courtesy of Julia Boccagno. Thailand, 2015.
August 29, 2015
Julia Boccagno
Although Thailand may appear accepting of transgenders, it ostracizes “ladyboys” from mainstream society, forcing them into industries where stereotypes prevail and denying them legal protection.
June 1, 2015
Lauren Shepherd, Jennifer Gonzalez, Luke Nozicka, Katherine Blunt, Eric Halperin, Rodrigue Ossebi, Pankaj Khadka, Sarah Ellis, Austin Davis, Charlotte Bellomy, Kateri Donahoe, Claire Elizabeth Felter, Jae Lee, Anna Hoffman, Olivia Conti, Sydney Combs, Max Radwin, Betsy Saavedra, Rebecca Gibian, Diana Crandall, Zach Hollo, John Soper, Daniel Black, Kara Andrade, Julia Boccagno, Priya Ramchandra, Farzana Shah, Megan Huynh
Students journey across the globe to report on issues that matter—from migration to global health and indigenous land rights.
November 3, 2014 / The New York Review of Books
Richard Bernstein
Is Thailand, a reliable US ally known for its stability, heading into extraordinary political crisis?
September 9, 2014 / The New York Review of Books
Richard Bernstein
Among the many recent stories concerning foreigners setting out to fight in Syria, the allegations about the Uighurs arrested in Thailand are the most curious.
September 9, 2014
Richard Bernstein
Thailand is once again being ruled by a military junta. Can democracy be restored, or is Thai democracy doomed? Journalist Richard Bernstein talks about the situation in Chiangmai, Thailand.
August 5, 2014 / Untold Stories
Tom Hundley
For sheer death-defying excitement, go for a ride on one of Bangkok’s ubiquitous motorcycle taxis.

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