Be Like Others

A 2008 documentary about the people stuck between the law and medicine in Iran: given the opportunity at a decent life as a “diagnosed transsexual” or risk the death penalty for being labeled homosexual. Trailer.

Posted by on February 2nd, 2011 at 04:00 pm

Category: video 4 comments »

4 Responses to “Be Like Others”

  1. Hodge Podge

    So sad :(


  2. Jessica

    I wonder sometimes about some trans people, mostly biological males: is this a person who is attracted to men but would rather be a woman than be gay?

    OK, hold the firestorm. I am not saying this is always true or even mostly true, but wondering if it might be sometimes true.

    Now, I am speaking of my privileged Western society, not Iran or Saudi Arabia or Sri Lanka, etc,… People who are trans there have my deepest sympathies. One might as well have been gay in 16th century Europe. For them, it doesn’t get better.


  3. Tim

    what if they are homosexual transsexuals? they still would get killed wouldn’t they? it’s like they assume all transsexuals to be straight… just a thought.


    Jessica replied:

    Homosexual transsexuals they would kill twice if they could.


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