Why are there so many ladyboys in Thailand?

I will start by saying I have nothing against this, as I feel people should be what they want. I was just wondering how it seems so widely accepted in Thailand, as there are so many ladyboy shows, available surgery etc. I am visiting Thailand in the summer and hope to go and see a ladyboy show myself, for the... show more I will start by saying I have nothing against this, as I feel people should be what they want. I was just wondering how it seems so widely accepted in Thailand, as there are so many ladyboy shows, available surgery etc. I am visiting Thailand in the summer and hope to go and see a ladyboy show myself, for the experience. How come there are so many sex changes in Thailand then any other country, considering it is not a liberal country? If someone can give me an insight that would be great.
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