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Trans survival in Iran

What if the identity you were assigned at birth didn’t fit with how you felt on the inside? And try as you might, dressing, speaking and existing that way just didn’t feel right — in fact, it felt wrong. Millions of people share this struggle worldwide, and for those living in Iran, the fight for transgender equality is shaped by the country’s determination to prevent same-sex relationships.