Bety poses for a photo in the Alameda Central in Mexico City, Mexico on March 23, 2019.
Bety is a 54-year-old trans woman living in Mexico City with human adjuvant disease. She was 19 years old when she first received mineral oil injections into her breast and buttocks from a friend. Bety latched on to the so-called "mineral oil fever" that spread among the trans community in the 1980s. She injected herself in various parts of her body and injected dozens of others. Bety...more »