In general I'm very much in favor of gay and transexual people being treated well by society. But this story about a small country where every family wants a gay or transexual son is super creepy.
The good news from the post:
"The homosexuals of Juchitan are groundbreaking in a way, having gained crucial roles in economic and political activities, normally reserved only for straight men."
The bad news from the post:
Both the writer and the people of this country clearly think there is no difference between being gay, transexual or transvestite.
The ugly from this post:
A quote from one of people effected by this social construct:
"A lot of us are in this way, because our parents have converted us and treated as female, "says Felina, a 36 year-old Muxes, owner of a beauty salon.
I can't think it's a great idea to treat one of your sons as though he was a daughter in the hopes that one day he'll want to wear dresses and have sex with men.