Cultural Space for Homophobia Advocacy

teater612Homophobia in Indonesia is seriously problem Indonesia. Especially, islamic norm who has holy narrative on sodom story from Luth prophet. “Religious problem is in cultural space. If we want to held deconstruction this norm, must be do in cultural space too,” said Maezur Zakky, Youth Center Program Officer, Indonesia Planned Parenthood Association (IPPA) Yogyakarta Chapter to Indonesia Advocacy Blog [IAB].

From this Islamic norm, all discrimination againts gay and lesbian in Indonesia, almost in all live sector too. We can found it in workplace, campus and other place where we life. “In media, especially on television, we found many discrimination program,” he added.

Related to deconstruction agenda in cultural space, Theater “MINI KATA” which consist of several Community-Based Organization (CBO) in Yogyakarta Province, Indonesia, such as gay community, sex worker community, street boy community, held public campaign against homophobia in this country. Indonesia is state with Islamic follower majority, and have radical fundamentalism movement.

3 thoughts on “Cultural Space for Homophobia Advocacy

  1. jokoparadise mengatakan:

    ofcourse muslims has got homosphobia becouse of religoious, if they realy belive the Luth prophet stories, and that stories full of threat especialy HIV and Aids makes them all realy belive gay or lesbian is bad and accursed.

    If that the molems try to out from the miths its scaredd also, whered that accursed some times look like real.

    I guess we can be blamed moslem also, same like you can blame that the gay and lesbian.

  2. jokoparadise mengatakan:

    ofcourse muslims has got homosphobia becouse of religoious, if they realy belive the Luth prophet stories, and that stories full of threat especialy HIV and Aids makes them all realy belive gay or lesbian is bad and accursed.

    If that the molems try to out from the miths its scaredd also, whered that accursed some times look like real.

    I guess we can not be blamed moslem also, same like you can not blame that the gay and lesbian.

  3. Hi, nice post. I have been thinking about this topic,so thanks for posting. I’ll definitely be subscribing to your blog.

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