Hence it may be more appropriate for more than one person to meet with him, and to take him to a trustworthy psychologist who can treat his illness.We ask Allaah to guide him and set his affairs straight.Darwin's theory of sexual selection provided the key to understanding sex switches, but it was not invoked until 1969 when it was conjoined with ideas about relative size influenced by the work of Bernhard Rensch.In principle the problem could have been solved a century earlier, and genetics was misleading rather than helpful.199 Dr Muhammad ‘Ali al-Barr said: Although the outward appearance of such a person may deceive you into thinking that he is female, in fact his biological structure remains male, even if it has been obliterated completely.
In an attempt to treat himself he got married and had a son, but that did not solve the problem.The earlier scholars did not discuss it because it was not known and was not possible during their time. And he [Shaytaan (Satan)] said: “I will take an appointed portion of your slaves. “Verily, I will mislead them, and surely, I will arouse in them false desires; and certainly, I will order them to slit the ears of cattle, and indeed I will order them to change the nature created by Allaah.” And whoever takes Shaytaan (Satan) as a Wali (protector or helper) instead of Allaah, has surely, suffered a manifest loss. He [Shaytaan (Satan)] makes promises to them, and arouses in them false desires; and Shaytaan’s (Satan) promises are nothing but deceptions. The dwelling of such (people) is Hell, and they will find no way of escape from it’ [al-Nisa’ 7-121] Undoubtedly doing such operations is a kind of toying with and changing the creation of Allaah.The fact that it is forbidden is indicated by a number of things, including the following: Firstly: the verses in which Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): ‘They (all those who worship others than Allaah) invoke nothing but female deities besides Him (Allaah), and they invoke nothing but Shaytaan (Satan), a persistent rebel! Secondly: It is proven in al-Saheeh that ‘Abd-Allaah ibn ‘Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) cursed men who imitate women and women who imitate men. Ibn Hajar said: For men to imitate women and women to imitate men, deliberately and by choice, is haraam according to scholarly consensus.And there is other evidence which indicates that it is haraam.For more information, please see the book Ahkaam al-Jaraahah al-Tibbiyyah, p.