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Amar Alfikar

Based in Indonesia/the UK
Faith tradition/s: Muslim
Pronouns: He, his

Amar is an Indonesian transman Muslim activist, a queer theology enthusiast, with experience within social activism aiming to unpack queer-phobic languages and challenge dehumanizing narratives in theology. In 2019 Amar co-founded Jaringan Transgender Indonesia (Indonesia Transgender Network), in the same year he also published a booklet entitled “Christian-Islam Progressive Interpretation of Gender Diversity and Sexuality: A Guideline to Understand Human Body and God” published by GAYa NUSANTARA. Formerly he was a steering committee of Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR). Currently, he is selected as a Chevening scholarship awardee to study MA Theology and Religion at the University of Birmingham”