poetics, time, body disruption and marginally queer solutions

Thursday, July 15, 2004

I think this is fact based, but can not find another source.

Boys better be boys, or else

Tehran - Iran's hardline judiciary has ordered two young men to stop dressing up in women's clothing after they were caught at a gender-bending gathering near the capital, the Iran newspaper said on Thursday.

According to the government daily, the pair admitted to the judge that they had difficulties with their sexual identities - a contention that was reportedly "medically confirmed".

They had been detained wearing frocks after police raided a building in the city of Karaj, west of Tehran. The paper said they had been thrown out by their respective families.,5583,2-1343-1345_1558123,00.html


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