STIGMA DAN PROSES SOSIALISASI WARIA SERTA DAMPAKNYA PADA PENINGKATAN RISIKO PENULARAN IMS DAN HIV/AIDS
Being a transvestites is assumed as deviate b
ehaviour by our society. It
is severed with negative stigmatization as bad image, dirty, criminal,
and having deviate sexual orientation, cause this group of people have
more risky toward psychological and sexual impact in transmision of
STD and HIV/AIDS. Sosialization proces is needed by transvestites
geting acceptance in social environment, because transvestites could
not separate from social context. This study aims to analyze the
stigmatization and sosialization process toward transvestites and its
impact for the increasing of transmission risk from STD and HIV/AIDS.
It was a qualitative study involved informants aged 25-54 with
purposive sampling in Semarang city. Data was collected by indepht
interview and they’re analyzed by thematic content analysis. The result
of this study showed that stigmatization to transvestites was derived
from public society and religius community. This rejection impacts at
sosialization process in family, work place and society. Because our
society assume transvestites identical with deviate behaviour from the
norm, and having tranvestites as the family member means ignominy.
Consequently they choose as a urbant people. It cause the increasing of
transmission risk on STD and HIV/AIDS. There are no obstacle in
sosialization process with other transvestites in cebongan. Cebongan is
the place they can express themself without rejection from others. So
they can be received as normal individual. Society is expected
accepting them as a part of their live, with involved them include
transvestites with HIV/AIDS in society activity.
Key words : Transvestites, stigmatization, sosialization process, STD and HIV/AIDS
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