Intimate Countermovements: Technologies of Anti-queer Futurity in the Era of Marriage Equality

  • Hendri Yulius Wijaya


This chapter explores the anti-LGBT discourses that emerged throughout the moments of the national meltdown over LGBT people and rights in 2016. By introducing the term ‘technology of anti-queer futurity,’ the chapter shows the anticipatory and predatory logic underpinning the conservative discourses that aim to eschew the possibility of any queer futurity by foreclosing any spaces of queer sociability and queer becoming. At the heart of this rising anti-LGBT sentiment is a call to strengthen heteronormative family principle as a key to protect the nation-state from the encroachment of LGBT identities and rights in Indonesian society.


Homophobia Anticipatory Futurity Predatory Heteronormativity 


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