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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Tarek El-Ariss Professing Selves: Transsexuality and Same-Sex Desire in Contemporary Iran Najmabadi Afsaneh Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2014 450 pages. isbn 978-0-8223-5543-4 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 In 1985 Faridun...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 31–51.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Farrah Jafari Recent scholarly research on the Iranian transsexual raises significant issues about the position of Islam toward members of the transsexual community and about the challenges facing sexual lifestyles that are aberrant to heteronormative behavior in Iran. In 1967, the exiled Ayatollah...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 63–88.
Published: 01 November 2012
... analyzes the metaphor of the Internet as a digital closet as it relates to collegiate lesbian and gay activism. The conclusion reflects on the significance and functions of this media metaphor for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and transsexual agency and subjectivities in Turkey, suggesting similar...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 July 2018
... population of three million people. I conducted one-on-one interviews in a room at the back of an Antalya bookstore with eleven members (six women, four men, and one self-identified transsexual) between twenty and twenty-seven years old in the summer of 2014, finding participants with the help of LGBT...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 225–245.
Published: 01 July 2016
... deep,” Seval continued (interview, February 2010). Even though there was no specific explanation about this measure in the legal code on transsexuality, Seval said she had a friend whose pink ID was rejected on the grounds of having a 1.5-inch-deep vagina, which meant that her friend lacked legal...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 113–115.
Published: 01 November 2011
... extensive and intensive survey of criminal laws in the Middle East relating to women and sexuality, covering legal dealings with adultery under shari‘a, honor crimes, rape, incest and sexual abuse of children, sexual harassment, homosexuality, transsexual/transvestism, illegitimate...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 242–245.
Published: 01 July 2018
... homophobic and politicians take heed of voter sensibilities. Surveys show, for example, that the majority of Turkish citizens do not want homosexuals as neighbors. More seriously, there have been several incidents of murder or assault against gays and transsexuals. This is one reason we cannot yet have...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 143–151.
Published: 01 July 2018
... (Merabet 2014 ), Professing Selves: Transsexuality and Same-Sex Desire in Contemporary Iran (Najmabadi 2014 ), and the encyclopedic Homoerotics of Orientalism (Boone 2014 ). 5 The second decade of this century witnessed the publication of three special journal issues devoted to queer Middle East...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 325–330.
Published: 01 November 2015
... (termed transsexual in the chapter) women who are forced to turn to sex work to support themselves, the authors discuss relations between heteronormativity and social exclusion, citizenship exclusion, economic violence, police violence, and hate crimes. State apparatuses target transgender women to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 331–336.
Published: 01 November 2015
... society and a state that punish homosexuality and tolerate transsexuality. Shakhsari focused on Iranian transgender refugees, many of whom are stuck in Turkey for a number of years until they are allowed to enter Canada, the United States, or Europe. She argued that they have become highly representable...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 1–11.
Published: 01 November 2008
... now considered transsexuals and some are getting sex-change operations in Iran and elsewhere. Th e tendency of some authors to idealize premodern acceptance of certain types of homosexuality fails to deal with its basis in highly un- equal attitudes toward men and women and toward the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 89–118.
Published: 01 November 2008
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 152–173.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Ifta’ ruled that sex changes are permissible with the recommendation of a physician. In 1999 Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei issued a fatwa permitting gender reassignment surgery for intersex and male-to-female transsexuals. The current paradigm for interpreting these judgments suggests that Muslim jurists...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 433–449.
Published: 01 November 2016
... interview, al-Hilli mentions an old friend named Haidar “Dina” Fayek who was murdered shortly before the interview. Haidar/Dina “worked in the prostitution industry as a transsexual madam, was a fixture in Baghdadi gay circles, [and was] always loud and fun and quick with a laugh. She never hid her...