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A good read on a Guru who said no
It’s strange… a week turned into 4, and a month later here we are.
I’ve got some good reads lined up for the next few weeks. This time, I’m thinking of scheduling them, so we don’t have such a big gap.
This was one was beautifully penned by Alizeh Kohari. A story about Pakistan’s Khwaja Sirah community.
Bindiya Rana had two lifelong dreams: for the khwaja sira to live fully and freely, and to personally perform pilgrimage in Mecca. When the first began to become a reality — between 2009 and 2012, Pakistani courts ruled on cases that ultimately granted a range of rights to gender-nonconforming people and in 2018, the Pakistani parliament passed a landmark gender-identity law— she turned her attention to the second.