Why Is Iran Subsidizing Sex Reassignment Surgeries?

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In Iran, gender reassignment surgery is surprisingly common. So why does a conservative nation perform so many gender reassignment surgeries?

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Unlikely Sex Change Capitals of the World: Trinidad, United States, and Tehran, Iran, as Twin Yardsticks of Homonormative Liberalism
http://www.northeastern.edu/ethics/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Bucar-Unlikely-Sex-Change.pdf
“In the turbulent first decade of the twentieth-first century, Trinidad, Colorado, a predominantly Catholic town with a population hovering around 9,000, came to share its long-standing title as ‘the Sex Change Capital of the World'[…]”

Trans[ition] in Iran
http://www.worldpolicy.org/transition-iran
“When Shadi Amin was growing up in pre-revolutionary Iran, she began experiencing sexual feelings toward other girls.”

Iran’s ‘diagnosed transsexuals’
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/7259057.stm
“Homosexual relationships are banned in Iran, but the country allows sex change operations and hundreds of men have elected for surgery to change their lives.”

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