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Persepsi masyarakat terhadap Pengkid di Malaysia (Public perception of Pengkid in Malaysia)

Abdul Rahim, Adibah and Dzulkifli, Mariam Adawiah and Rokis, Rohaiza (2017) Persepsi masyarakat terhadap Pengkid di Malaysia (Public perception of Pengkid in Malaysia). Journal of Advanced Research in Social and Behavioral Sciences, 6 (1). pp. 91-104. ISSN 2462-1951 E-ISSN 2462-1951

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‘Pengkid’ is a term used to refer to a woman with masculine appearances and is prone to same gender sexual orientation. It is different from the term lesbian who is female homosexual and who experiences romantic love or sexual attraction to other females. ‘Pengkid’ has been prohibited by the National Council of Fatwa (Majlis Fatwa Kebangsaan), but the problem is still seriously spreading in the society. By using both quantitative and qualitative methodologies, this paper aims at identifying the characteristics of ‘pengkid’. In addition, the paper aims to identify contributing factors that lead to the spread of ‘pengkid’, as well as studying the relationship between pengkid and their level of religious understanding. This paper also provides suggestions and plans of actions to curb the increasing problems of ‘pengkid’ in society. The study has highlighted several physical and behavioural indicators of pengkid. It also identified three main contributing factors for the problem of pengkid, namely, individual and parents/family, environment, and religion. Furthermore, the study has found that the level of religious understanding and its practices has a direct impact on the lifestyle of a pengkid.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2231/56534
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pengkid, physical and behavioural indicators, religious understanding, social problem, plan of actions
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion
Depositing User: Dr Adibah Abdul Rahim
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2017 08:45
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2017 08:45
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/56534

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