Transgender Model Gigi Gorgeous Banned From Entering Dubai

Transgender Model Gigi Gorgeous Banned From Entering Dubai

Gigi Gorgeous is currently stuck in Dubai after being detained at an airport being transgender, according to TMZ.

The 24-year-old model, who gained fame for documenting her transition on YouTube, says she was not allowed to come into the country after an immigration officer told her that he knew she was transgender.

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Gigi was born male but her passport has been updated and refers to her as a female. Airport police claim that he passport depicts her as a male, although Gigi says this is not true.

TMZ also explains that the “imitation of women by men” is illegal in Dubai, and violators face up to a year in jail.

Gigi is currently trying to leave the country but airport officials are still holding her passport.

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    What a nightmare. I hope she will be ok.

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