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Pakistani clerics declare transgender marriages legal under Sharia law


PUBLISHED Mon, June 27, 2016 - 5:05pm EDT


A group of clerics in Pakistan declare marriage between transgender individuals permissible in Islam, saying they have a right to be married in Muslim ceremonies.





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