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I've noticed on articles about countries that might be hostile to LGBT people, it only focuses on people in the LGB. I'm ftm transgender and am on hormones - while my identifications would say I'm female, I have a deep voice and very male appearance. If I were to travel to, for example, the United Arab Emirates, what would be expected of me in terms of dress? Would I face any sort of persecution?
188.8.131.52 14:41, 7 August 2014 (EDT)
Good question I think that information like this is omitted solely because of ignorance: it's just hard to say. One way to find out is to call an embassy. Are you asking hypothetically or are you actually planning on traveling internationally? Koavf (talk) 17:41, 7 August 2014 (EDT)
Right now it's hypothetical, but travelling is one of my biggest wishes, especially the Middle East. I'm still in highschool at the moment, so it would probably not be for a while. I have seen a few things, mostly on European articles, and the embassy thing is a good idea. Thank you for your response! 184.108.40.206 13:58, 8 August 2014 (EDT)
Follow-up Please let me know what you find and share it with others! Koavf (talk) 01:04, 9 August 2014 (EDT)
Holiday in Sri lanka
I just wanted to give a quick tip on when traveling to sri lanka. i had my trip to lanka in this summer. i was contacting mainstream tour operators for a quote for 14 day round trip and all quoted bit too high ( not being cheap, was being aware of the prices since i have a friend in sri lanka) and then my friend suggested me this touring company run by one man show ( Mr. Lanki) quoted me half the price of others and took me and my family on the best round tour. im so glad that i was recommended to him. i believe small people has the best to offer