a glamour model has her hopes set on winning the coveted miss world title - even though she was born male. Amelia maltepe, originally from a strict muslim family in bangladesh, spent 8,000 on. muslim, trans and banned in this documentary from 2016 we see religious police patrol the streets to arrest those they claim are posing as women after the g. indonesian transsexuals, or warias, still feel the urge to practice islam despite being shunned by islamic authorities. knowing that the muslim community has an unfortunate level of transphobia and ignorance regarding transgender people, i chose to keep my status as transgender private except to close friends. However, in 2015 leaders at the mosque i most frequently attended obtained information about me being transgender and then publicly outed me and banned me from the mosque. mukhannathun ( effeminate ones, men who resemble women, singular mukhannath) was a term used in classical arabic to refer to men who were perceived as effeminate. Mukhannathun, especially those in the city of medina, are mentioned throughout the ahadith and in the works of many early arabic and islamic writers. In fact, many muslims retained their non-arabic names after their conversion in the early days of islam. He may change his name for no reason whatsoever it is recommended to do so if the new name is dear to allah, such as abdur-rahmaan (slave of the most gracious). Most muslim-majority countries and the organisation of islamic cooperation (oic) have opposed moves to advance lgbt rights at the united nations, in the general assembly or the unhrc. In may 2016, a group of 51 muslim majority states blocked 11 gay and transgender organizations from attending the 2016 high level meeting on ending aids. former territorial army male soldier, 28, becomes britains first transgender muslim woman and is now married.