DISCLOSURE OF TRANSSEXUAL IDENTITY ON SOCIAL MEDIA

  • Charisma Asri Fitrananda universitas pasundan
Keywords: self disclosure, social media, transexual

Abstract

One of social construction is the existing of the influenced culture by gender, thus gave point of view of how sex identity and minority gender become marginalized viewed. In some levels transsexual were considered violate cultural norms because there were perfect identity shift to be social societies, who always do communication, relation and community. There were reasons for transsexual to show their identity. This article analyzed by using Communication Identity Theory, Privacy Management Theory and Self Disclosure Theory as a concept. The result of this article are social media is one of passing step or transition of a transsexual in expressing their identity. Starting from identified themselves as a transsexual, continued with constructing gender that still dominant in society and the last step was expressing the identity through social media such facebook, instagram and twitter. It concluded that the transsexual who already pass the passing through social media means has already in high level on self-actualization step to expressing self-identity as trans transpria and transpuan in the society.

Published
2019-09-04