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Crossdressers, transgenders forbidden from Perlis mosques
Published:  Sep 22, 2021 6:49 AM
Updated: 8:09 AM

The Perlis state fatwa committee has declared that men who appear like women, such as crossdressers or transgender individuals, are forbidden from entering mosques while not in gender-conforming appearances.

The decision was made during the committee’s fifth meeting of 2021, which was held between June 23 to 24, and posted on the Perlis state mufti department website.

Based on the statement accompanying the fatwa, the decision was made because...

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