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Pakistan: Transgender Islamic school breaks barriers

Pakistan: Transgender Islamic school breaks barriers

(Reuters) – A long white shawl on her head, Rani Khan gives daily Koran lessons at Pakistan’s first transgender-only madrasa, or Islamic religious school, which she set up herself using her life savings. The madrasa is an important milestone for the LGBTQ community, in the overwhelmingly fundamental Muslim country, where transgender people face ostracism, even […]