This Is What Happens When A Judge Sentences A Man To Dress Up Like A Woman

This has got to be one of the best dressed protests in the world. It all started when a judge in Iran sentenced a bunch of criminals to wear traditional women’s clothing in public to humiliate them. Some of the Kurdish men of Iran were not impressed by the judgment and started a Facebook campaign. The men posted pictures of themselves wearing dresses to protest against the idea that being a woman is something to be ashamed of. Here are some of my favorite pictures. You can check out lots more on the Kurd Men for Equality Facebook page.

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This article originally appeared on 07.10.21

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This article originally appeared on 09.08.16

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