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Professing selves transsexuality and same-sex desire in contemporary iran


Joanna de Groot; A fsaneh N ajmabadi. The Story of the Daughters of Quchan: Gender and National Memory in Iranian History offered the first gendered narrative of the — constitutionalist movement in Iran and challenged the gender bias of existing histories of that topic, arguing that gender blindness distorted such histories.

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Women with Mustaches and Men without Beards: Gender and Sexual Anxieties of Iranian Modernity problematized binary approaches to sexuality and gender in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Iranian culture. It showed that the construction of certain kinds of heteronormativity was a central and constitutive feature of the thinking and practices of reforming patriotic modernity in Iran from the s to the s, and not some peripheral phenomenon.

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