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// Past/present/future

“I’m 19 years old, a female to male transsexual and I’m

interested in women. I was born in Sanandaj and I still live in

Sanandaj. I’m unemployed and I’m not a student yet because I

failed the university entrance exam … I read books, watch movies, go out, listen to music, and go on the net ... I used to play sport

as well. It’s hard to say what kind of music I like because I listen to lots of different types. I don’t watch TV at all really … I have many hopes and dreams. I hope to get the permit to have the

operation, have the operation in summer, get a good grade in the university entrance exams so I can choose my own field of study, start my classes with my new ID, and, God willing, find a part

time job. This is my plan for the next few years, and I’ll decide

the rest later! … I love my mum more than anything. I’d like to

live right here in Sanandaj, or maybe in London. I’d like to study aerospace engineering because I love aircrafts and rockets and have done since I was a kid”

// Reaction of family and friends

“My cousin reacted the best out of everyone. He asks me all

the time what I’m doing and when I’m doing to do it [have the operation]. The worst reaction was from my sister. When I first

told her, she threw me out of the house. I regret telling my uncle, because he worries about me a lot. He lives in another country,

but he’s very worried about me and thinks about it all the time, so I regret telling him. I don’t really want to tell anyone else. I

could tell everyone, I’m comfortable with it, but I don’t want to”

LGBT Republic of Iran: An Online Reality?  

A Small Media report revealing how Iran’s LGBT communities use global communicationstechnology in their everyday lives.

LGBT Republic of Iran: An Online Reality?  

A Small Media report revealing how Iran’s LGBT communities use global communicationstechnology in their everyday lives.

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