Transsexuality in Iran

In her article, Transing and Transpassing Across Sex-Gender Walls in Iran, Prof. Afsaneh Najamabadi examines the journalistic, biomedical, jurisprudential, and religious construction of transsexuality in Iran, arguing that the country's "religio-legal framework of transsexuality has been productive of paradoxical, and certainly unintended, effects that at times benefit homosexuals."