'When I was transgender'

This think piece reflects on the ways in which the category ‘transgender’ is used by waria – Indonesia’s ‘national transvestite’ (Boellstorff 2007) – based on ethnographic data collected from informants aged forty years or older in Yogyakarta and Jakarta. I was struck by how this group used the cate...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Benjamin Hegarty
Format: Article
Published: University of Edinburgh Library 2020-11-01
Series:Medicine Anthropology Theory
Online Access:http://www.medanthrotheory.org/article/view/4725