Transgender youths in Nicaragua selling their bodies to survive

Yadira is a transgender activist and sex worker in Managua.

In Nicaragua, young transgender people face violence and discrimination on a daily basis. Often, their families won't accept their identity change and throw them out of the house at an early age. These homeless youths often have to resort to sex work to survive. Pulse tracked some of them down on the streets of Managua to find out more.

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