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ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Australia’s fa’afafine community is growing, and they want their voices heard | ABC News” – below is their description.
Latoya, who identifies as Fa’afafine, first experienced hatred when her mother got cancer and she was forced to move to New Zealand in the early 1980s. Fa’afafine means the mannerisms of a woman in Samoan culture, and the custom is practiced in other Pacific Island countries too. It is estimated there are now more than 1,000 people in Australia who identify as fa’afafine, with the community concentrated in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVEABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel
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