In my humble guess as a cisgender (opposite of transgender, if you think about the prefixes "cis-" and "trans-") person about the Qur'anic verse 49:13, does the male and female (or man and woman) part have something to do with gender identity or expression? And if God/Allah at least keeps a distance from trans* people (transgender women and men included, among other things), then how come they were created in the first place? Apart from that, I wonder about the context of the Medinan sura/ayah (maybe specifically, whether the ayah is muhkam or mutashabeh because I looked up sura 49 on Wikipedia). As the song "Good Inside
" of The Land Before Time: The Stone of Cold Fire
tells us (and no one has to watch the video; one could at least listen if pleased), "sometimes we're wrong, sometimes we're right, but mostly we're somewhere in between." While as Spanish graffiti artist Raul Sanchez Araque, also known as House, had stated: "Even if you don't believe in God, you can believe in the good will of people.