Rachel shaves Jason before the Marine Corps Ball on Oct. 31, 2015, in Sonoma, Calif.
       
     
 Abused by teachers and raped by police officers, Sweety always identified as a female. Now, she must live a double life to maintain her identity as a transgender woman in Nepal.
       
     
 Known by many names, Saga Dawa is a celebration of the day of Buddha's birth, enlightenment and death. As Nepal is the birthplace of Buddha, holy sites such as Bouddhanath and Swayambhunath are popular destinations for Buddhists as they circle the stupas in devotion, oftentimes lasting eight hours or more. (June 8-9, 2017, Boudha, Nepal)