Negotiating Transgender Identity Amidst Increasing Cases of Discrimination in Donald Trump’s Presidency

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Title Negotiating Transgender Identity Amidst Increasing Cases of Discrimination in Donald Trump’s Presidency
 
Creator Fataya, Isna Ardyani
 
Subject transgender; identity; equal rights; discrimination; Donald Trump
 
Description In contemporary society, transgender become a controversial issue since people consider the attitude violates binary gender. As transgender organization to obtain equal rights grew larger, discriminations against transgender ironically grew larger. This research aims at investigating factors which trigger the rise of discrimination cases against transgender in Donald Trump’s presidency. It also analyzes efforts of transgender people to negotiate their identity in the midst of discrimination. This research employs descriptive qualitative method with the source of data are taken from U.S online newspaper, The New York Times from 2017 to 2020 throughout Trump’s presidency. The study reports that the increasing cases of discrimination against transgender are perpetuated by Trump’s anti-LGBT policies, racist and sexist attitude, religious Christian belief. In addition, transgender have ways to negotiate public discrimination by concealing gender identity and modifying gender expression such as by changing legal name, pronoun, clothing, voice, and mannerism. 
 
Publisher Pusat Kajian Humaniora FBS Universitas Negeri Padang
 
Contributor Department of Intercultural Studies, Gadjah Mada University
 
Date 2020-10-31
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://ejournal.unp.ac.id/index.php/humanus/article/view/109945
10.24036/humanus.v19i2.109945
 
Source Humanus; Vol 19, No 2 (2020); 174-191
HUMANUS; Vol 19, No 2 (2020); 174-191
2528-3936
1410-8062
10.24036/humanus.v19i2
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://ejournal.unp.ac.id/index.php/humanus/article/view/109945/pdf
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Humanus
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0
 

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