Marriage between transgender individuals is permissible in Islam, according to a group of clerics in Pakistan. They said such couples also have a right to be buried in Muslim ceremonies.
According to a copy of a religious edict obtained by the Reuters news agency on June 27, transgender people also have full rights under Islamic inheritance law, the TanzeemIttehad-i-Ummat Pakistan, a little-known clerical body in the eastern city of Lahore, said in its fatwa.
“It is permissible for a trans...
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