Gender change treatment

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: I am a transgender person. Is it permissible in Islam to seek treatment? The treatment would consist of taking hormones to transform my body form male to female in order to match my gender identity. If not could you please give any other advise as my life is getting difficult day by day.


A: It is haraam and a curse.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)