Tibetan transgender and LGBT icon Tenzin Mariko has more than 30,000 followers on Instagram. Photo: Tenzin Mariko Tibetan transgender and LGBT icon Tenzin Mariko has more than 30,000 followers on Instagram. Photo: Tenzin Mariko
Tibetan transgender and LGBT icon Tenzin Mariko has more than 30,000 followers on Instagram. Photo: Tenzin Mariko
Gender

First openly transgender Tibetan and LGBT icon Tenzin Mariko on respecting yourself and walking with head held high

  • India-based former Buddhist monk Tenzin Mariko is now a model, dancer, make-up artist and Instagram star after coming out in 2015
  • Once ostracised, today she is recognised and supported by organisations such as the Tibetan Women’s Association and the Tibetan Youth Congress

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Tibetan transgender and LGBT icon Tenzin Mariko has more than 30,000 followers on Instagram. Photo: Tenzin Mariko Tibetan transgender and LGBT icon Tenzin Mariko has more than 30,000 followers on Instagram. Photo: Tenzin Mariko
Tibetan transgender and LGBT icon Tenzin Mariko has more than 30,000 followers on Instagram. Photo: Tenzin Mariko
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