Their support system is their families putting on a game face, but they're scared as hell too...
She's got everything going for her,' she says.'What my husband and I keep remarking on to each other is this just feels so right, it's so her, it's so the child we've always known and loved, even thought a few years ago we wouldn't have necessarily anticipated this step,' says Kate.'And that's where I think, again, transition is problematic.
Additionally, the state has extended its filtering scheme to the Dubai ‘free zones,’ which previously enjoyed unfettered internet access, and has increased the depth of technical filtering, blocking more websites across broader categories.
The UAE employs Smart Filter software to block content related to nudity, sex, dating, gambling, the occult, religious conversion and drugs.
This online surveillance department announced in April 2009 that it managed to track down and later arrest women who promoted their sexual services online and publicized their Dubai phone numbers on websites.