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The winner of the pageant receives a tiara, sash, car, grand prize of 100,000 baht (US,000), equivalent to an annual wage for a Thai factory worker.In 1993, Thailand's teacher training colleges implemented a semi-formal ban on allowing homosexual (which included kathoey) students enrolling in courses leading to qualification for positions in kindergartens and primary schools.It has a meaning similar to the English language 'fairy' or 'queen'.With the massive increase in GASs, there has also been an increase in prerequisites, measures that must be taken in order to be eligible for the operation.

Patients must have a note from the psychiatrist or clinical psychologist.Through beauty pageants, Thailand has been able to promote the country's cosmetic surgery industry, which has had a massive increase in medical tourism for sex reassignment surgery.According to the Miss Tiffany's Universe website, the live broadcast attracts record of fifteen million viewers.The term phu ying praphet song, which can be translated as 'second-type female', is also used to refer to kathoey.

Australian scholar of sexual politics in Thailand Peter Jackson claims that the term kathoey was used in antiquity to refer to intersex people, and that the connotation changed in the mid-20th century to cover cross-dressing males.Because of this confusion in translation, the English translation of kathoey is usually 'ladyboy' (or variants of the term).