A ladyboy is a transsexual male. These people are biologically male but are often perceived as transgender. In their everyday lives, they wear a female dress and speak in a feminine voice. The term is used in the Philippines and Thailand, and it is sometimes spelled "phet thi sam" to differentiate them from gay men. Despite the negative connotations of the word, it is widely used and can mean anything from a woman to a man. While there are many different types of ladyboys in Thailand, the term is generally considered politically incorrect and has no real historical significance. The Thai word for transgender woman is Kathoey, and the word "ladyboy" was created to help the Thai people communicate with westerners. However, the phrase is not entirely accurate, as it can also refer to effeminate gay men. This term is not as widely accepted in other countries, where there is a much larger number of transgender men. A majority of Thai society perceives ladyboys as transgender gay men, but a few toms think of themselves as boyish girls and prefer katoeys. Although the two terms are used interchangeably, they do not define a person's sexual identity. A ladyboy is a man who is a female who has a male sex. This is often a misinterpretation because Thais are very conservative when it comes to gender. While Thai society is tolerant of the gender difference, there are some differences in society. For instance, in Pattaya, a ladyboy might croon "hello, handsome man" at a bar, where most patrons are male. In many other countries, a ladyboy would probably be treated as a sinner if born as a kathoey. As a result, the language of a ladyboy is more similar to that of a female. In Thailand, a ladyboy is a transgender person. In the west, they are usually considered transgender. In Thailand, the term is commonly used for transgender men. It is also used for homosexuals. Unlike in the United States, the term kathoey is not widely accepted in Thailand. Instead, it is used to refer to male-to-female people who are identical in gender. In Asia, the term ladyboy has two definitions: a man who is transgender, and a woman who is a transgender woman who has a male name. In Thai culture, a man is a man who looks like a woman. The word "ladyboy" is a sexy term that is often used in a sexual context. It means a "man who is not passable" or a "woman" with male characteristics. In Thailand, a ladyboy is a transgender woman who has undergone transition from male to female. The term is often used in Thailand and other Asian countries, and is considered a common way to identify a ladyboy. It is often associated with good English and is used by many people. It is important to remember that there are many types of ladyboys in the Philippines, and the majority of them are transgender women.