Full story: Honolulu Star-Bulletin
#26 Aug 4, 2008
Sorry I missed the story on this... but it saddens me that people are so cruel. that guy must have lost his cool when he found out he was a mahu. those people are not vicious. they know how to be funny.god bless him and ohana.
#30 Aug 6, 2008
Yes, what a shame. A life lost and a newspaper that doesn't know much about the transgendered.
'Transvestite' is a pejorative term under the umbrella of 'transgender.' It is usally taken to mean a gay cross dresser. Most cross dressers are heterosexual males who like to visit the other gender and then go home to be the husband/father.
A person who needs to be the other gender is a transsexual. That is a medical condition in which the brain was programmed one way as the phtical body was programmed the other way as the embryo developed. Male to female or female to male. Not all transsexuals have Sex Reassignment Surgery. Recent estimates put the number at about one in 2500. There are many more cross dressers than transsexuals.
Reporters and editors should check out the Associated Press style guidelines related to transgender and intersex.
My condolences to the ohana.
#31 Aug 6, 2008
I agree with you..besides being so young he didnt deserve to die the way he did.
#32 Aug 7, 2008
yes especially if ure walking down a dark alley u would rather want them as a friend instead of an jealous lover ..cause they can kick ure ass...with their size 14 shoes...
#33 Aug 7, 2008
#34 Aug 7, 2008
No dude ! But I bet it is your route ! Better get checked for aids there dude ! You don't want to give it to your boyfriend !
#35 Feb 16, 2010
Just to let you know Ill miss you and think of you and how city life is nowhere didnt know how hard life was being for you love always auntie dottie
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