Amar Alfikar


Country: Indonesia

Amar Alfikar is a Muslim transman who works on interfaith, human rights and minority issues. As part of Gaya Nusantara, Amar focuses on developing progressive interpretations which encourage religious spaces that are friendly to gender and sexual diversity. He also teaches at a pesantren (religious boarding school) in Central Java.

Amar Alfikar adalah seorang transman Muslim yang gemar bergerak pada isu antaragama, hak asasi manusia, dan minoritas. Sebagai bagian dari Gaya Nusantara, Amar fokus pada pengembangan tafsir progresif yang mendorong ruang-ruang agama yang ramah terhadap keragaman gender dan seksualitas. Ia juga mengajar di sebuah pesantren di Jawa Tengah.

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