Kurdish men in drag promote feminism in the region

Story highlights

  • Masoud Fathi launched the Kurd Men for Equality Facebook campaign in Kurdish area of Iran
  • The campaign was at once a pro-feminist and anti-Iranian regime statement
  • The Kurdish community still has honor killings and genital mutilation according to experts
  • Hollywood actress Rosario Dawson said to be a supporter of the campaign
Last April, images of Kurdish men dressed in drag started making the rounds on Facebook.
The campaign, called Kurd Men for Equality, featured men proudly swathed in the colorful garb traditi