Permissive Attitude toward LGBT in Jakarta: Study of Differences in the Level of Permissiveness among individuals born in 1950-1970's and 1980-2000's

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperpeer-review

Abstract

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) movement is strongly resisted in Indonesia. This is not only that Indonesian people are still religious, but also the traditional norms and values are still very strong in daily life. Based on the Pew Research Centre in 2014, the homosexuality level of acceptance in Indonesia is only about 3%, while the rejection is 93%. LGBT has been started since the 1960s, but it became strength since the private television in early 1990s promoted the effeminate characters to be the top celebrities paid hundreds of millions of rupiah. People who born in the 1950s to 1970s that consume only one TV station will have different respond to LGBT with people who born in the 1980s to 2000s with some TV stations. Purpose: to look for the differences in the level of permissiveness toward homosexuality between those two groups of people. Method: using a mix method of qualitative and quantitative. Qualitative methods interviewed 6 informants. The quantitative will be a survey of 100 respondents. Result: The level of permissiveness on LGBT of the younger group is higher than the older group. According to acceptance factor both group mostly reject LGBT. But according to properness, the older group tend to say disturbing and disgusting, while for the younger group assume not disturbing.
Original languageEnglish
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventInternational Conference on Communication and Media: An International Communication Association Regional Conference (i-COME’16) - MY, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Duration: 1 Jan 2017 → …

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Communication and Media: An International Communication Association Regional Conference (i-COME’16)
CountryMalaysia
CityKuala Lumpur
Period1/01/17 → …

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Permissive Attitude toward LGBT in Jakarta: Study of Differences in the Level of Permissiveness among individuals born in 1950-1970's and 1980-2000's'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this