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We have the right to pray too: Transgender people

  • An infaq (charity) donation box. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    An infaq (charity) donation box. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • Calligraphy samples from a contest to commemorate the anniversary of Al-Fatah Islamic school for transgender people, Yogyakarta, three years ago are hung on a wall. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    Calligraphy samples from a contest to commemorate the anniversary of Al-Fatah Islamic school for transgender people, Yogyakarta, three years ago are hung on a wall. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • A student recites verse Al Hud 71-88 of the Quran. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    A student recites verse Al Hud 71-88 of the Quran. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • Shinta Ratri, 55, the leader of Al Fatah Islamic boarding school, recites verse Al Hud 71-88 of the Quran. There are 46 transgender students in the boarding school but only 26 students are active during the Ramadhan fasting month. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    Shinta Ratri, 55, the leader of Al Fatah Islamic boarding school, recites verse Al Hud 71-88 of the Quran. There are 46 transgender students in the boarding school but only 26 students are active during the Ramadhan fasting month. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • A transgender student recites and discusses a religious theme with his colleague. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    A transgender student recites and discusses a religious theme with his colleague. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • Shinta arranges a sajjada (prayer mat) while waiting to break the fast. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    Shinta arranges a sajjada (prayer mat) while waiting to break the fast. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • Students discuss religion with volunteers. During the Ramadhan fasting month, Al Fatah performs Quran recitals and holds discussions every Wednesday and Sunday. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    Students discuss religion with volunteers. During the Ramadhan fasting month, Al Fatah performs Quran recitals and holds discussions every Wednesday and Sunday. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • Kolak roti (bread dipped in coconut milk cooked with palm sugar) is made by Nur Ayu, 49. She took a cooking class after graduating from high school and she has a catering business now. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    Kolak roti (bread dipped in coconut milk cooked with palm sugar) is made by Nur Ayu, 49. She took a cooking class after graduating from high school and she has a catering business now. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • Cake donated by actress-cum-designer Saskia Adya Mecca, the wife of movie director Hanung Bramantyo, is served as a breaking-the-fast dish. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    Cake donated by actress-cum-designer Saskia Adya Mecca, the wife of movie director Hanung Bramantyo, is served as a breaking-the-fast dish. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • Martin, a mualaf (Islamic convert) from the United States, fills a water barrel for wudu (ritual purification). JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    Martin, a mualaf (Islamic convert) from the United States, fills a water barrel for wudu (ritual purification). JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • Martin becomes an imam (prayer leader) at the Al Fatah Islamic school in Yogyakarta. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    Martin becomes an imam (prayer leader) at the Al Fatah Islamic school in Yogyakarta. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • Shinta Ratri performs the maghrib (dusk) prayers with female volunteers after breaking the fast. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    Shinta Ratri performs the maghrib (dusk) prayers with female volunteers after breaking the fast. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • Nur Ayu wears a mukena (female prayer gown) before performing maghrib (dusk) prayers at the Al Fatah Islamic school, Yogyakarta. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    Nur Ayu wears a mukena (female prayer gown) before performing maghrib (dusk) prayers at the Al Fatah Islamic school, Yogyakarta. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • Shinta's doorbell for the Al Fatah Islamic school is in a mask form. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    Shinta's doorbell for the Al Fatah Islamic school is in a mask form. JP/Magnus Hendratmo