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Indonesian intersections of bisexuality and transgender

Graham, Sharyn


This article analyses the intersections of bisexuality and transgender in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. While there are no equivalent indigenous terms, there are cognate identities and experiences that make such an examination valid and fruitful. The article is divided into three main sections. After a brief introduction, I introduce two gendered identities which fall outside normative models: calabai’ (transgendered males) and calalai’ (transgendered females). In the second section I recount...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Conference publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Conference paper


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