" /> Meet Layla Kingston, the first South Sudanese man to change to woman [PHOTOS]

Meet Layla Kingston, the first South Sudanese man to change to woman [PHOTOS]

The talk on social media right now is about Bruce Jenner (now Caitlyn) who just changed his sex to female but and now meet our own Achan known to friends as the first open South Sudanese transgender female. She transformed from being a man to a woman standing at 6’9 feet tall.

Known on social media as Layla Kingston, Chan was born in Libya to South Sudanese parents and at the age of 20 she decided go through a surgery and hormone therapy to become a woman. She is now called Achan, after which close friends and family ridiculed her.

Layla who currently lives in Erie, Penselvenia (United States) is having a Kawaja boyfriend.

When contacted by Hot in Juba Achan said. “I was contemplating suicide after changing my sex to female… for some reasons Beyonce’s music got me out of it ..and that’s when I decided why kill myself just be who you want to be, especially being a Dinka Bor person”.

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Achan thanks her mother for being supportive of her decisions of becoming a woman, she recently posted a video on Facebook where her mother asked all the women to be supportive of their kids. Her mother said she was still struggling calling Achan a HE instead of SHE which suggest she still look at Achan as a son.

Chan before transformation

Sexy and she know it

Sexy and she know it

Layla Kingston

Layla Kingston

The transformation usually costs around $10,000 – $50,000.


  1. Mrs. Nyanditjuny

    06/04/2015 at 4:34 pm

    What a heck? Changing his gender under what creteria? What has her mum seen in him that ignited her support for such lame and redicule idea? Kawaja must have infested him with such lunatic peculiarities.

    • layla

      06/04/2015 at 10:40 pm

      One thing you can’t bring to this is my mom say what you want to say about me but do not bring her into this ..I have been calm and quit but am a force to be messed with ..am not that sweet I can make you hate your life by just opening my mouth so I beg leave her out

  2. John Clement Kuc

    06/04/2015 at 4:51 pm

    This is a freedom and he or she is free we have nothing to do with it

  3. chino

    06/04/2015 at 7:36 pm

    You are beautiful and love is all I have for you. Very proud of you.

  4. allison

    06/04/2015 at 8:13 pm

    Layla u have came so far since I have met you…u are a beautiful Woman with a caring heart..don’t listen to these simple minded people telling you this wrong or making threats or preaching about God because obviously they don’t know God don’t like ugly..I’m glad you have moved to a better country where u are able to do what makes u Happy and be who u want to be.. I love ya girl..and I’m so Happy your mom has held your hand the whole way through this..she is a great woman just like the daughter she has..

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