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The Body of the Condemned, Sally ... Paths to Queering anarca-Islam

  title={The Body of the Condemned, Sally ... Paths to Queering anarca-Islam},
  author={Mohamed Jean Veneuse},
The ‘case’ I investigate is of Sayyid-Sally, an Egyptian transsexual medical student at Al-Azhar University, a pre-eminent institution for Islamic religious studies, who was expelled in 1982 because of her gendered identity. In this article I examine Al-Azhar’s position, judicial edict, or Fatwa, regarding Sayyid-Sally. For even after the revelation of Sayyid-Sally’s identity, her sex change operation and even after Al-Azhar admitted the existence of the category of the “Hermaphrodite” in… 
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The Body of the Condemned Sally: Paths to Queering anarca-Islam
  • 2010
Veneuse The Body of the Condemned Sally: Paths to Queering anarca-Islam
  • 2010
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