The Sistergirls of Tiwi Islands: How a remote community in northern Australia has the highest population of transgender people in the country – including children as young as six .

“The Sistergirls live in a small remote community in the Northern Territory near Darwin where locals say as many as five per cent of the population consider themselves a ‘Sistergirl’ or ‘Yimpininni’ – a term used to describe the transgender indigenous people and those who identify as gay, lesbian and bisexual.

The Tiwi Islands is believed to be home to the most well-known and largest transgender Indigenous community in Australia, BuzzFeed reports.”

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